Agape Guitars: The Thread.

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    Hey, everyone! My name is Rich Chaffins, owner/luthier at Agape Guitars.
    First off, it's pronounced uh-GAH-pay.
    Any of my guitar models are available in 6, 7. and 8 string, basses in 4, 5, and 6, all can be either straight scale or multiscale.

    Now that that's out of the way, I'll be here posting pics of completed instruments as well as in-progress pics of what's brewing in the shop. I'll list some stock instruments that will be available for purchase as well. You can also contact me here to spec out your own build. Right now I'm finishing up and shipping out a bunch of guitars, so there are a few spots open on the build schedule.
    Here are a couple of the guitars I'm shipping out lately. Let's start with my newest, and first headless, model, Nox. The prototype is shipping to its new home this week.

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    Here's a Junia I shipped out last week:

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    and finally, a baritone Eve that went to its owner a couple weeks ago:

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    That's it for now. More models/pics soon. Questions/comments/soliloquies welcome!
     
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    I've worked with Rich a bunch over the last few years, always love making pickups for his builds.
     
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    The translucent pickguard on the baritone is a nice touch. Love that top!
     
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    Thanks! Hated to cover any of that koa, so I compromised.
     
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    Here are a couple in-stock builds I've got cooking right now. Both are available to purchase and customize!
    Nox with a killer camphor burl top on flamed maple:
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    And here's a quick video of my first 8 string, a Salome multiscale, showing off the glow resin:



    It's fretted now (big Jescar stainless), I'll get a pic up soon.
    How's your day going?
     

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