The idea behind Nebula came about watching tv chefs mess around with food, particularly when they 'deconstruct' a meal into it's component parts. Ben started wondering about what an 'inside out' carve would be.. and here we are.
The solid body was carved with a traditional convex curve onto which a top would normally be glued, Ben then carved the centre of the guitar away in a concave manner leaving a hollow section and at the edges of the guitar leaving attractive side port sound holes once the top was glued on.
The poplar top was particularly beautiful with highly figured pippy grain which led to the choice to experiment with the colours of a galaxy using various Crimson Guitars Stunning Stains. A flame maple neck is topped off with a simple ebony fretboard with a simple rectangular inlay taken from an offcut of the top wood and the guitar has a single piezo pickup wired directly to the output jack.
The Crimson Guitars Custom Shop is a small team of luthiers under Master Luthier Ben Crowe and the order books are open for any guitar that you can dream of, including your own version of this guitar if you so wish.
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