Custom creations

“Intuition” model

 

1st version

 

Body : Intuition
Soundboard : massive sitka spruce
Back / sides : massive asian rosewood
Neck : 5 folds sapelli – maple – ovangkol – carbon
Fingerboard : ebony from cameroon
Frets : 2mm 18% silver
Position markers : half moons in nacre
Headstock veneer: macassar ebony
Scale lenght : 630 and 650 mm
Neck width (nut) : 45mm
Bridge : macassar ebony without pins
Rosette : heated wood
Body inlays : walnut, maple and rosewood
Armrest : macassar ebony
Upper soundhole : yes
Upper hatch : without
Varnish : french polish
Tuning machines : Gotoh 510 mini cosmo-black
Saddle and nut : bone

 

2nd version

 

Body : Intuition
Soundboard : roasted sitka spruce
Back / sides : american walnut
Neck : maple
Fingerboard : jatoba
Frets : 2mm 18% silver
Position markers : nacre dots
Headstock veneer : asian rosewood
Scale lenght : 650 mm
Neck width (nut) : 45mm
Bridge : asian rosewood
Rosette : heated wood and walnut
Body inlays : asian rosewood
Armrest : asian rosewood
Upper soundhole : yes
Varnish : matt cellulosic
Tuning machines : Gotoh 510 mini cosmo-black
Saddle and nut : bone

 

 

“New Concert” model

 

 

Body : Classical
Soundboard : massive Engelmann spruce
Back / sides : massive asian rosewood
Neck : sapelli and carbon
Fingerboard : ebony
Frets : 2mm 18% silver
Position markers : nacre, on the side
Headstock veneer : macassar ebony
Scale lenght : 650mm
Neck width (nut) : 51mm
Bridge : macassar ebony with double drilling
Rosette : heated wood
Body inlays : walnut
Varnish : french polish
Tuning machines : golden Schertler and ebony buttons
Saddle and nut : bone

 

 

My Dream Jazz

 

Bertrand K’s version

 

Soundboard : massive sitka spruce
Back / sides : massive mahogany
Neck : 5 folds iroko, 43 mm width on the nut
Fingerboard : ovangkol
Frets: 2 mm 18% silver
Position markers : half moons and ‘Butterlin’ signature in nacre
Headstock veneer : sitka spruce with central filet (olive ash veneer) and black – white – black body inlays
Scale lenght : 630mm
Neck width (nut) : 43 mm
Bridge : ovangkol (Selmer type)
Rosette : olive ash
Body inlays : wavy ash
Little armrest : wavy ash
Upper soundhole : on the upper side (ginkgo leaf shape)
Tuning machines : chrome Gotoh SG301
Shortened chrome tailpiece (trapeze-shaped)
Jack and strap fastener (back after heel)
Saddle and nut : bone

 

 

My Dream CX

 

Charcaux’s version

 

 

Jacques R’s version

 

Body : My Dream CX
Soundboard : massive sitka spruce
Back / sides : massive wavy maple and indian rosewood ‘V’ piece
Neck : 5 folds sapelli – maple – ovangkol – maple – sapelli
Fingerboard : ebony
Frets : 2mm 18% silver
Position markers : white half moons
Headstock veneer : rosewood and ‘GB’ signature
Scale lenght : 632mm
Neck width (nut) : 47mm
Bridge : ebony without pins
Rosette : rosewood
Body inlays : walnut, maple and rosewood
Upper soundhole : yes
Upper hatch : ginkgo leaf shaped with leather hatch and ebony button
Protection plate : rosewood
Varnish : shiny cellulosic
Tuning machines : golden Waverly with ebony tuning pegs
Microphones : k&k pure mini
Saddle and nut : bone

 

 

Fabrice S’ version

 

Body : My Dream CX
Soundboard : massive sitka spruce
Back / sides : wavy french walnut
Neck : sapelli
Fingerboard : ebony
Frets : 2mm 18% silver
Position markers : white half moons in nacre
Headstock veneer : wavy ash
Scale lenght : 630mm
Neck width (nut) : 45mm
Bridge : ebony without pins
Rosette : olive ash
Body inlays : wavy ash
Armrest : wavy ash
Upper soundhole : yes
Upper hatch : ginkgo leaf shape with leather hatch and ebony button
Varnish : matt cellulosic
Tuning machines : Gotoh 510 mini cosmo black
Microphones : k&k pure mini
Saddle and nut : bone

 

 

 

Jean-Luc THIEVENT’s version

 

Body : ergonomic (wedge)
Soundboard : massive sitka spruce
Back / sides : massive wavy makoré
Neck : 5 folds sapelli – maple – ovangkol
Fingerboard : ebony
Frets : 2 mm 18% silver
Position markers : white half moons in nacre
Headstock veneer : olive ash and ‘GB’ signature
Scale lenght : 630mm
Neck width (nut) : 47 mm
Bridge : macassar ebony without pins
Rosette : olive ash
Body inlays : wavy ash, maple and rosewood
Upper soundhole : yes
Upper hatch : ginkgo leaf shape with leather hatch
Headstock veneer : olive ash
Varnish : shiny cellulosic
Tuning machines : black Schertler and ebony tuning pegs
Microphones : LR Baggs Anthem
Saddle and nut : bone

 

 

 

Pamela’s version

 

Body : My Dream CX
Soundboard : massive sitka spruce
Back / sides : massive wavy maple and indian rosewood ‘V’ piece
Neck : 5 folds sapelli – maple – ovangkol – maple – sapelli
Fingerboard : ebony
Frets : 2mm 18% silver
Position markers : white half moons
Headstock veneer : olive ash and « GB » signature
Scale lenght : 632mm
Neck width (nut) : 47mm
Bridge : macassar ebony without pins
Rosette : olive ash
Body inlays : walnut, maple and rosewood
Upper soundhole : yes
Upper hatch : ginkgo leaf shape with leather hatch and ebony button
Headstock veneer : olive ash
Varnish : shiny cellulosic
Tuning machines : black Schertler and ebony tuning pegs
Microphones : LR Baggs Anthem
Saddle and nut : bone

 

 

My Dream CX Nylon

 

Thierry S’ version

 

Back / sides : massive indian rosewood
Soundboard : massive sitka spruce
Rosette : coral
Neck : 3 folds sapelli – maple – sapelli
Neck width (nut) : 47mm
Scale lenght : 430mm (16 inches radius)
Headstock veneer : coral
Fingerboard : indian rosewood
Position markers : half moons
Bridge : padouk without pins
Upper soundhole : yes
Upper hatch : leather hatch and rosewood button
Tuning machines : golden Schertler with ebony tuning pegs
Body inlays : wavy macoré – maple – walnut
Armrest : makoré
Saddle and nut : tusc
Microphones : KK Sound pure mini classic

 

 

Guitare OM

 

Laurent KREMER’s version

 

Body : OM
Soundboard : massive sitka spruce
Back / sides : massive Madagascar rosewood
Neck : maple
Fingerboard : Madagascar rosewood and ebony binding (setback in the 18th box)
Frets : 2 mm 18% silver
Position markers : nacre dots on the side
Headstock veneer : ebony and nacre logo
Scale lenght : 630 mm
Neck width (nut) : 44 mm
Bridge : ebony
Rosette : ebony
Varnish : matt cellulosic
Tuning machines : chrome Waverly
Saddle and nut : bone
Microphones : Fishman Prefix Plus

 

 

 

Christophe H’s version

 

Body : OM
Soundboard : massive cedar
Back / sides : massive Madagascar rosewood
Neck : sapelli
Fingerboard : ebony
Frets : 2 mm 18% silver
Position markers : drop-shaped nacre
Headstock veneer : rosewood, nacre inlays, cherry wood and ash
Scale lenght : 650 mm
Neck width (nut) : 45 mm
Bridge : ebony and nacre without pins
Rosette : rosewood and maple
Body inlays : walnut – maple – walnut
Armrest : walnut
Varnish : matt cellulosic
Tuning machines : Gotoh 510 mini cosmo black and ebony tuning pegs
Saddle and nut : bone

 

 

“Partage” model

 

Jean-Luc S’ version

 

Body : with cutaway
Soundboard : massive sitka spruce
Back / sides : massive maple and yew
Neck : sapelli
Fingerboard : american walnut
Frets: 2mm 18% silver
Position markers : Madagascar rosewood and yew
Headstock veneer : walnut with sculpture
Scale lenght : 630mm
Neck width (nut) : 45 mm
Bridge : american walnut without pins
Rosette : rosewood
Body inlays : walnut
Armrest : walnut
Upper soundhole : yes (leaf-shaped), without hatch
Protection plate : rosewood and walnut
Varnish : shiny cellulosic
Tuning machines : Shaller M6 mini (mounted on golden plates)
Saddle and nut : tusc

 

 

Alexandre L’s version

 

Body : Partage
Cutaway : scoop (walnut)
Soundboard : massive european spruce
Back / sides : massive wavy makoré
Neck : 5 folds sapelli – maple – ovangkol
Fingerboard : ebony
Frets : 2 mm 18% silver
Position markers : 2mm dots on the side + nacre star on the 12th box
Headstock veneer : walnut + signature
Scale lenght : 650mm
Neck width (nut) : 46 mm
Bridge : indian rosewood
Rosace : sectioned indian rosewood and ash
Body inlays : walnut
Armrest : walnut
Upper soundhole : yes
Upper hatch : oval with assorted leather
Protection plate : indian rosewood
Varnish : shiny cellulosic
Tuning machines : Gotoh 510 mini cosmo black
Microphones : K&K pure mini
Saddle and nut : bone

 

 

 

Danielle W’s version

 

Body : Partage
Soundboard : massive sitka spruce
Back / sides : massive bubinga with wavy ash ‘V’ piece
Neck : sapelli with carbon reinforcements
Fingerboard : bariensis asian rosewood
Frets : 2mm 18% silver
Position markers : Paua nacre « vintage coton »
Headstock veneer : wavy ash and « Butterlin» signature (Paua nacre)
Scale lenght : 650mm
Neck width (nut) : 45mm
Bridge : bariensis asian rosewood without pins
Rosette : ash – bubinga
Body inlays : wavy ash, maple and stained wood
Armrest : wavy ash
Cutaway: scoop (wavy ash)
Upper soundhole : yes
Upper hatch : leather with ebony button
Varnish : matt cellulosic
Tuning machines : Gotoh 510 mini cosmo black
Saddle and nut : bone
Microphones : Elipse Fishman

 

 

 

Régine T’s version

 

Body : Partage
Cutaway : venetian
Soundboard : massive european spruce
Back / sides : massive wavy makoré
Neck : sapelli
Fingerboard : ébène
Frets : 2 mm 18% silver
Position markers : 2mm and 6mm dots + nacre cat on the 12th box
Headstock veneer : walnut + signature
Scale lenght : 650mm
Neck width (nut) : 45 mm
Bridge : indian rosewood
Rosette : heated wood
Body inlays : walnut
Armrest : walnut
Upper soundhole : yes
Upper hatch : oval with assorted leather
Protection plate : indian rosewood
Varnish : matt cellulosic
Tuning machines : Gotoh 510 mini cosmo black
Microphones : K&K pure mini
Saddle and nut : bone

 

 

 

Grand Auditorium

 

Daniel B’s version

 

Body : Grand Audirorium
Soundboard : massive sitka spruce
Back / sides : massive mahogany
Neck : sapelli
Fingerboard : ebony
Frets : 2mm 18% silver
Position markers : white half moons (nacre)
Headstock veneer : walnut
Scale lenght : 650mm
Neck width (nut) : 45mm
Bridge : ebony
Rosette : walnut
Body inlays : walnut
Armrest : walnut
Upper soundhole : yes
Upper hatch : leather with rosewood button
Protection plate : walnut
Varnish : shiny cellusosic
Tuning machines : Gotoh 510 mini cosmo black
Microphones : K&K sound power mix
Saddle and nut : bone

 

 

Éric D’s version

 

Body : ergonomic (wedge) for left-handed
Soundboard : massive sitka spruce
Back / sides : massive Madagascar rosewood
Manche : 5 folds sapelli – maple – ovangkol – maple – sapelli
Fingerboard : ebony
Frets : 2 mm 18% silver
Position markers : white nacre « vintage coton » style
Headstock veneer : ebony without routing with « Butterlin » signature and custom ‘ED’ logo
Scale lenght : 650 mm
Neck width (nut) : 47 mm
Bridge : ebony without pins
Rosette : sectioned rosewood and wavy ash
Body inlays : wavy ash – rosewood – maple
Armrest : wavy ash
Upper soundhole : yes
Upper hatch : ginkgo leaf shape with leather hatch and ebony button
Varnish : shiny cellulosic
Tuning machines : Gotoh 510 mini cosmo black
Microphones : KK Sound Power Mix System
Saddle and nut : bone
Strap fastener : black Dunlop security lock

 

 

 

Guy L’s version

 

Body : ergonomic (wedge) like the GA model
Back / sides : massive mahogany
Soundboard : massive sitka spruce
Neck : sapelli 46mm – 56mm at body junction
Scale lenght : 630mm (16 inches radius)
Fingerboard : ebony
Position markers : 2mm nacre dots on the side
Headstock veneer : walnut without routing with « Butterlin » signature
Rosette : walnut
Bridge : rosewood without pins
Upper soundhole: yes
Upper hatch : leather with ebony button
Protection plate : en palissandre indien
Tuning machines : Gotoh 510 mini cosmo black
Binding : walnut
Saddle and nut : bone
Microphone : KK Sound pure mini
Varnish : cellulosic

 

 

Grand Auditorium for left-handed

 

Created for Réjean S.

 

Body : Grand Auditorium for left-handed
Cutaway : venitian
Soundboard : massive european spruce
Back / sides : massive indian rosewood
Neck : 3 folds sapelli – maple – sapelli
Fingerboard : ebony
Frets : 2 mm 18 % silver
Position markers : white half moons (nacre)
Headstock veneer : padouk
Scale lenght : 650 mm
Neck width (nut) : 47 mm
Bridge : macassar ebony
Rosette : padouk
Body inlays : wavy makoré – maple – rosewood
Armrest : makoré
Upper soundhole : yes
Upper hatch : leather with ebony button
Varnish : shiny cellulosic
Tuning machines : golden Schertler with ebony tuning pegs
Microphones : KK Sound pure mini classic
Saddle and nut : bone

 

 

“Jumbo” model

 

Nicolas B’s version

 

Body : Jumbo
Soundboard : massive sitka spruce
Back / sides : massive ovangkol
Neck : sapelli avec un plis ovangkol
Fingerboard : palissandre indien
Frets : 2mm 18% silver
Position markers : white half moons (nacre)
Headstock veneer : ebony
Scale lenght :
Neck width :
Bridge : ebony
Rosette : rosewood
Body inlays : walnut
Upper soundhole : yes
Upper hatch : leather with ebony button
Vernis : shiny cellulosic
Mécaniques : Gotoh 510 mini cosmo black
Microphones : K&K pure mini
Saddle and nut : bone

 

 

 

Jumbo CX Nylon

 

Philippe T’s version

Body : ergonomic (wedge)
Soundboard : massive sitka spruce
Back / sides : massive indian rosewood
Neck : sapelli 14 boxes
Fingerboard : indian rosewood
Frets : 2 mm width 18% nickel/silver
POsition markers : 2mm dots on the side
Headstock veneer : asian rosewood
Scale lenght : 650 mm
Neck width (nut) : 46mm
Bridge : asian rosewood
Rosette : heated wood
Body inlays : asian rosewood
Armrest : asian rosewood
Upper soundhole : yes, without hatch
Varnish : matt polyurethane
Tuning machines : golden Schertler with ebony tuning pegs
Saddle and nut : bone

 

 

 

Harp guitar

 

Created for Thierry S.

 

This harp guitar has 20 strings:
6 bass strings, 6 folk strings and 8 treble strings

Body : ergonomic (wedge)
Soundboard : massive swiss spruce
Back / sides : massive wavy maple
Neck : sapelli
Fingerboard : rosewood
Frets : 2 mm 18% silver
Repères : white half moons (nacre)
Headstock veneer : walnut
Scale lenght : 630 mm
Neck width : 47 mm
Bridge : indian rosewood without pins
Rosette : walnut
Body inlays : walnut
Armrest : walnut
Upper soundhole : yes
Upper hatch : leather with rosewood button
Varnish : shiny cellusosic
Tuning machines : Schaller M6 mini
Saddle and nut : bone

 

 

 

“Parlor” model

 

Jean-Luc R’s version

 

Body : Parlor
Soundboard : massive sitka spruce
Back / sides : massive indian rosewood
Neck : 5 folds sapelli – maple – ovangkol – maple – sapelli (with sunburst on the back)
Fingerboard : ebony with wavy ash binding
Frets : 2 mm 18% silver
Position markers : white nacre « vintage coton » style
Openwork head : Martin type
Headstock veneer : ebony with wavy ash binding
Scale lenght : 632 mm
Neck width : 47 mm
Bridge : ebony without pins
Rosette : heated wood
Body inlays : wavy ash
Varnish : shiny cellulosic
Tuning machines : golden Waverly
Microphones : k&k pure mini
Saddle and nut : bone