Egret

Egret was completed in spring 2015 and flew off to Japan. It is, to date, the fanciest of the new Ken Parker Archtops.

Top: Alpine Spruce
Back & Sides Neck Veneer: Tulip magnolia from a recycled building in Cincinnati from the mid 19th century
Purfling: Green Abalone
Neck Core: Douglas Fir
Fingerboard, Pickguard, Bridge and Other Bits: Ebony
Tailpiece and Soundhole Span: Mokume Gane
Tuners: Gotoh Stealth gears embedded in the headstock with Mokume Gane cover
Pickup: Parker/Fishman rare Earth humbucking

16.25" across the lower bout
2.5" thick at the end block, 2.25" thick at the neck block
25.5" scale