Eastman E8D-TC Traditional Dreadnought Thermo Cured Top Natural Gloss
A True Cannon
Iconic, big, and bold. You’ll never have to worry about competing for sonic space with this classic, flat-picking bluegrass instrument. Perfect for ensemble settings where cutting through the mix can be an issue.
Backing up a singer? Looking for a high volume sound that retains prominent low end? Dreadnoughts and Jumbos are exactly what you need.
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We obtain our tone woods from legitimate and environmentally cooperative sources in Northern America and various locations throughout Asia and Europe.
Sitka Spruce Top
Looking to dig in and fully express yourself while retaining complete clarity of sound? Sitka spruce is right up your alley. Used to create high quality, even-grained soundboards, it’s one of the most commonly used top woods for acoustic instruments.
Depth and strength from low to high registers, rosewood’s ability to compliment high velocity sounds with a broad range of overtones is appealing to players of all styles.
Our handcrafted instruments pay tribute to traditional build methods and body styles while delivering a balanced and refined tone.
All of our instruments are built in workshops in Beijing by an expert team of luthiers and craftsmen.
Neck Material: Mahogany
Fingerboard Radius: 12"
Neck Profile: Traditional Even "C"
Nut: Bone 1 3/4"
Fretwire: 20 Jescar-FW43080
Scale Length: 25.4
Body Dimensions: 16" X 4-23/32"
Bracings: Hand-Carved Scalloped X
Body Top: Solid Sitka Spruce
Body Back/Sides: Solid Rosewood
Bridge/Saddle: Ebony/Bone, 2-5/32" Spacing
Truss Rod: Dual Acting
Binding Material: Herringbone
Logo: Pearl Headstock
Inlay: Abalone Snowflakes
Side Dot Color: White
Bridge Pins: Ebony
Body Top Finish: Gloss Finish
Back/Sides Finish: Gloss Finish
Hardware Color: Nickel
Pickguard: Tortoise Shell
Tuners: D'Addario XT Phosphor Bronze .012 -.053
Strings: D'Addario .012 -.053 EXP16
Action Height: 12th fret 3/32" on the bass side and 2/32" on the treble side
Case: Hardshell Case
Truss Rod Wrench: 4mm