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Auden Chester Spruce Cutaway Plus Over £100 Added Value Inc Pro Setup, Certificate & More*

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Price includes Over £100 of added value: (Meticulous quality control & professional setup (worth over £55), 6 & 12 month check/reset, pre-dispatch play test by Richard.) CLICK FOR COMPREHENSIVE OVERVIEW

  " Hand crafted by a team of just 9 skilled luthiers utlising the finest hand picked tone woods.  The Chester is my dream guitar " 

Oh my.... Another proud find!  I won't bore you with the background on this page but needless to say if you have followed me over the years you will know my personal recommendations are not made lightly.

An Auden starts life in a small workshop in China which employs just 9 dedicated luthiers.  The Director of Auden Guitars visits regularly (who also happens to be the Owner of Gordon Smith Guitars -  Basically, you could argue these are Gordon Smith acoustics!) to ensure consistent quality but also to ensure working standards, safety and welfare of t...

Oh my.... Another proud find!  I won't bore you with the background on this page but needless to say if you have followed me over the years you will know my personal recommendations are not made lightly.

An Auden starts life in a small workshop in China which employs just 9 dedicated luthiers.  The Director of Auden Guitars visits regularly (who also happens to be the Owner of Gordon Smith Guitars -  Basically, you could argue these are Gordon Smith acoustics!) to ensure consistent quality but also to ensure working standards, safety and welfare of the workers is top priority. Its a very "human" story and one I am proud to be associated with.

Every Auden guitar utlises hand picked tone woods - picked by Doug  and once completed is fettled in the GS workshop here in the UK

The results are stunning.

I have been so impressed with the Chester I am having 45mm nut options made for me in cutaway & non cutaway - Cedar and spruce - Specifically for my customers.

The Auden Chester is my own personal favorite (if I had to pick one out) due to its fuller size yet clever styling that makes you feel like you are playing a much smaller guitar than you are.

I am told the lower bout is full dreadnought width but the upper bout pinches in giving the guitar a feel of a much smaller guitar.  The result is a wonderful array of tonal options and playing styles that it can accommodate from strumming through to picking.

This model features solid spruce top and AAA matched rosewood back and sides.

If you look at the pictures you will see the exquisite attention to detail and the tone is incredible.

 Top: AAA Spruce
Back: Solid Indian Rosewood
Sides: Solid Indian Rosewood
Neck: African Mahogany
Joint: Dovetail / Hide Glue
Fingerboard: Ebony
Nut: Bone
Bridge: Ebony
Saddle: Bone / Composite
Pins: Ebony
Machine heads: Schertler
Finish: PE Base / PU Gloss
Case: Hard, Black, Chrome

Dimensions
Shoulder width: 285mm
Belly width: 395mm
Waist: 235mm
Depth at neck: 90mm
Depth at Base: 115mm
Full length: 1060mm
Scale Length: 650mm
Neck width at Nut: 43mm
Neck width at 14th: 54mm
Neck width at 20th: 57mm

2% of Auden guitar sales are donated to the Love, Hope, Strength Foundation

The Love, Hope, Strength Foundation do not fund cancer research, rather they use funds to purchase medical equipment and supplies, raise awareness through special events, documentaries and media, build cancer centers and  raises awareness and recruit potential donors to the organ and bone marrow registers.

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*Over £100 Of Added Value FREE With This Guitar Includes:

 

  • Professional Setup, bespoke to your requirements including personal choice of string gauge

 

  • Certificate of Completion, for evidence of work carried out

 

  • 6 and 12 Month "Healthchecks".  If you are in the area we will follow up with checks and resets at 6 and 12 months - all on the house.

 

  • New Ownership Reset in the event you sell the guitar on.  Improve the resale value of your guitar by keeping your certificate safe.  Not only can you show the guitar has been set up already but the buyer has the opportunity to bring the guitar in to us for a reset too.  

 

 


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