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Randy Lucas established Lucas Custom Instruments in 1988. Self-taught, Randy’s background in mechanical engineering and music influenced his approach to repairing, restoring, and building guitars during the formative years of his career. He focused much of his attention studying the design and sound of the prewar Martin and Gibson flattops. He soon built a national reputation for creating superb guitars based on those models. More recently Randy has introduced two new models. The Small Jumbo (See photo) and Large Jumbo. Both models feature his newly designed “J” neck. Two beautiful book matched pieces of figured wood (Hard Maple or Mahogany) are joined around a thin dark wooden center strip that match a rear peghead veneer as seen on many fine archtop guitars. The uniquely shaped peghead with script style Logo make the new “J” neck and body shapes a stunning combination. More importantly, Randy offers the serious player more than a beautiful guitar. Every player’s point of body contact with the guitar is ergonomically shaped to enhance the playing experience. Randy feels that the guitar should not only sound great and look great, but feel comfortable to play well.

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I began cutting Red Spruce in 1994. As a guitar builder, it was my way to have more control of the sound of my guitars. To me, half or more of the sound of an instrument is inherently found in the material itself. The importance of wood selection, cutting, and drying soundboards, coupled with my experience as a guitar builder, bring a unique combination of skills not commonly found in the market place. I'm offering all grades (including Master grade) of Red Spruce tops in D and OM sizes along with brace wood as 1x2x22 size sticks. Please contact me for pricing and availability.

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Lucas Custom Instruments, LLC
P.O. Box 1404
Columbus, IN 47202
(812) 342-3093