FE Grand Fingerstyle ˚ GK Concert Windwalker ˚ RD Nashville Flattpicker ˚ Ophiro
Sitka Spruce or Cedar Soundboard
Sapele Back and Sides
One Piece Genuine Mahogany Neck
Super-Rod Trussrod System
Matching Wood Rosette
Ebony Bridge and Headstock Plate
Madagascar Rosewood Headstock Back Plate
Ebony Fretboard with Mother of Pearl Side Dots
Worlds Finest Sanco Fretwire
Mother of Pearl Logo Inlay
Genuine Bone Nut and Saddle
Custom Schenk Guitar Gotoh 510 Tuning Machines
"Acoustic Glass" finish
Access Hardshell Case
D'adderio EXP16 Strings
25.5" Scale Length Standard
Various soundboard options to flavor your guitar.
A very traditional, strong tone wood that provides well balanced tone with responsive melodic notes.
I very warm rich tone wood that provides deeper and softer notes that are well suited for fingerstlye players.
Very popular fingerstyle tone wood well suited for its melodic charm and bell like notes.
A robust woody sounding tone wood that fits well into any playing style. It can handle strong attack as well as amply producing beautiful soft tones.
This Select Cedar is a Schenk Guitar exclusive and in very short supply. This is extraordinary Wester Red Cedar in every way, from apearance to tone to stiffness. I rare treat for any player.
Sinker Redwood is special Redwood found in the United Stated that has been submerged under water for decades or more. They have become mineralized and show beautiful coloration providing very unique guitars.
Call for other options. They include German Spruce, Alpine Spruce, Carpathian Spruce, Select Adirondack Spruce, Redwood many others. Please contact us with your request and we can provide current pricing and availability.
These tone woods will shape the sonic character of your guitar.
EIR is a very traditional and popular choice for back and sides. It provides a warm and rich tone.
Sapele is an excellent wood choice that provides clear notes and articulate chords. Probably the most underrated choices for providing amazing sound.
Visually stunning Sapele providing flame and amazing wood texture.
A classic choice providing warm, woody tones. It is getting increasingly hard to find but worth it when you get it.
Often seen as a Brazilian Rosewood substitute, this wood can clearly stand on its own. Mad Rose is sonically bell like and warm at the same time. Its visual beauty is only surpassed by its absolutely lovely and well balenced sound.
Schenk Guitars specializes in Koa and considers it one of our favorites. Its sound is clear, articulate, warm and powerful. It literally pairs well with most soundboard choices. We especially like it with Cedar.
Killer Koa is Koa to die for! No questions asked, the best you can find. Schenk Guitars is know for their Killer Koa Collection - guitars that cannot look more stunning!
Call for other options. They include Quilted Maple, Tiger Maple, Makore, Ziricote, Walnut, Paua Rosa and many others. Please contact us with your request and we can provide current pricing and availability.
Options that add to playability and aesthetics.
A rounded cutaway from the body allowing easier fingering of higher frets.
A pointed cutaway from the body allowing easier fingering of higher frets.
A small elegant integrated armrest along the Lower Bout Soundboard edge that provides extreme comfort without sacrificing sound or the sonic vibrations of the soundboard.
An elegant and thin, genuine maple appointments that line the binding. These thin contrasting lines help frame the tonewoods and show off the binding.
Wood soundboard purfling is a matching line around the perimeter of the soundboard. It typically matches the Rosette and the Back & Sides. It adds a beautiful framework to the sooundboard.
Elegant thin maple line framing the top of the Ebony Headstock.
Matching wood purfling along with maple lines creating a stunning trim around the Ebony Headstock.
Choose between Rosewood, Maple, Koa or Cocobolo binding to create a unique visual frame. Other woods may be available - call.
Stunning Abalone rosette made from genuine abalone shell.
Abalone Purfling provides a jewelry like outline around the entire soundboard. The elegant colors are a classic look.
The Black-Tie Package includes an ebony circlet around the rim of the soundhole combined with ebony heel binding which outlines the heel against the body. They are subtle and tuxedo like appointments that make your guitar stand out.
Shorter Scale length provides less tension on strings for the same pitch. Allowing for easier playing.
Lefty? No problem! All Schenk Guitars are available in left handed version.
Schenk Guitars has one of the finest 12-string guitars available. The Super-Rod Trussrod system allows for a very thin neck providing unmatched 12-string playability!
Standard Inlay available for your Schenk Guitar.
I beautiful floral design centered on the 12th fret space. this inlay can be Mother of Pearl, Abalone or wood.
Schenk Guitar Exclusive Snow Flake full fretboard inlay pattern. A modern and very, very detailed and elegant play on traditinal snow flake fretmarkers.
Custom is available. Price would be determined on complexity and design and construction time. Please call to discuss.
Traditional round fretboard dots on the top of the fretboard.
Something different and very exclusive.
Insignia Guitars by Schenk Guitars represent the finest of materials, appointments and design. These guitars are reserved for those who want nothing but the best. No design element is out of reach.
Schenk Guitars has sucessfully ventured into the classical guitar build. Design taken from both moder construction and classical form has culminated in a beautiful and respected instrument. Base price of 6900 with all options and apointments available.
Schenk Guitars designed to the specification of World Class Players.
Franco Morone is one of Schenk Guitars' favorite players. He is world renown for his traditional fingerstlye compositions. Known as the Italian poet of the acoustic guitar, he has mesmerized audiences with his technical prowess and intricate tapestry of sound for nearly 30 years. He is a gifted artist who composes and arranges fascinating melodies and performs with extraordinary feeling and sensibility. Schenk Guitars is honored to have him play our instruments.
For nearly four decades, American fingerstyle wizard Richard Gilewitz has fascinated listeners with 6 and 12-string finger gymnastics while spinning enchanting yarns of a seasoned raconteur. His concert performances around the world spill over with unexpected turns of the funnies, thought-provoking takes on life on the road, and tunes that propel the audience on a magical journey of sight and sound.
His Signature guitars are avalable in 6 and 12-String models.