Paul Chambers Guitars - Luthier and Maker of Fine Acoustic and Classical Guitars

CM - 1   ( Chambers Model-1 )

The CM-1 design was inspired by the modern small Jumbo designs of makers such as Stefan Sobell, Jeff Traugott, Marc Beneteau & Kevin Ryan. These guitars are played by some of the top fingerstyle players, including Martin Simpson, Pierre Bensusan, Tony McManus & Don Ross.

Key design features include :

  • Small Jumbo Size - Optimising comfort, volume & tone
  • Arched Body - Producing a light & stiff, top & back
  • Acoustically Tuned - Hand tuned top, back & bracing
  • Saddle Break Angle - Designed for optimal bridge torque
  • Bracing - Scalloped X Brace, hand tuned for response
  • Light Bridge - Reducing inertia & damping of the top
  • Scale Length - 645 mm or 650 mm ( 25.4" or 25.6" )
  • String Spacing - Nut = 45mm, Saddle = 57mm
  • 14 Fret Neck - Providing high note access