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Modeled after the prized Lloyd Loar L5’s of the 1920’s. We built this guitar for Whit Smith.


  • Scale length 24.75″
  • 16″ body
  • Hand carved select Adirondack spruce top
  • Hand carved select flame maple back
  • Ebony fingerboard
  • Mother of Pearl inlays
  • Your choice of Paralell or x-bracing
  • Ivoroid bindings
  • solid wood purfling throughout
  • Chrome or solid ebony trapeze tailpiece
  • Available with or without vintage
  • style¬†pickguard
  • Available with or without pickup
  • Hard shell case

Cutaway version also available. Contact us for pricing.

DLS Custom Archtop

This is a beautiful guitar we recently finished building for a very special artist.

Stay book marked to see more of our custom works of art that will be posted soon!