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The Baby Boat

A 14 fret OO Solid Wood Acoustic


Our small body 14 fret solid wood acoustic
Availability: 
Preorder
We have a very limited number of Baby Boats available for pre-paid preorders to be delivered in January of 2022
The Baby Boat is our small body addition to the Riverboat Series. A 00 guitar with a 14 fret to the body neck.
Suggested Retail Price: 
CAD $4,500.00
Preorder for January 2022 Delivery
Your Price: 
List price:CAD $1,699.99
Price:CAD $1,529.99
You save:CAD $170.00 (10%)
We crafted the Baby Boat with the same love and care we put into her big brother - The Riverboat Dread. Solid AAA grade Adirondack Spruce, bookmatched solid wood Bolivian Rosewood, Grover tuning machines, and our special secret sauce.

Specifications

Dimensions
Neck Profile: 
C
Frets To The Body: 
14
Scale Length: 
650 mm (25.5 in)
Fretboard Radius: 
14 inches (35.56 cm)
Neck width at nut: 
44.5mm (1 3/4 in)
E to E string spacing at nut: 
38.5 mm (1.55 inches)
Body Style: 
OO Parlor
Width at Upper Bout: 
245mm (9.5 in)
E to E string spacing at saddle: 
55 mm (2.15 inches)
Width at Waist: 
203.2 mm (8 in)
Width at Lower Bout: 
360mm (14 1/4 in)
Body Depth: 
970mm (4 in)
Body Length: 
475mm (18 7/8 in)
Materials
Body finish: 
Gloss
Neck finish: 
Polished satin
Fretboard and Bridge: 
Macassar Ebony
Neck: 
African Mahogany
Tuning Machines: 
Open gearing high ratio (18:1) Grover vintage syle tuning machines
Body Back and Sides: 
Solid Bookmatched Bolivian Rosewood
Body Top Wood: 
AAA grade Solid bookmatched Adirondack Spruce
Nut & Saddle: 
Genuine bone
Strings: 
D'Addario EXP16 light gauge (12-53) coated Phosphor Bronze
Extras
Case: 
Professional arch top hardshell case (included at no additional cost)
Electronics: 
Otional L.R Baggs Anthem pickup/preamp

Photo Gallery

AAA grade Adirondak top

AAA Adirondack Spruce Top

We couldn't be more excited about re-introducing classic Adirondack Spruce as a top wood for the Riverboat series. Not only are we using genuine Adirondack Spruce but we've selected only AAA grade (or better) bookmatched pieces for the guitars. Our craftspeople have stepped up their game to a whole new level - tone tapping each pair and hand shaping braces to match the characteristics of the individual top.

Bolivian Rosewood back and sides

Our Bolivian supplier continues to amaze us with the variety of bookmatched solid Bolivian Rosewood backs and sides they send our way.
The Bolivian Rosewood back and sides

Genuine Grover 18:1 Rotomatics

We love our Grovers. Who wouldn't? With precise 18:1 tuning ratio and butter-smooth action, Grovers have earned a reputation as some of the best tuning machines a guitarist can buy.

Neck and body joined by proper dovetail joint

The best way to ensure the tones that produce vibrations of the body aren't killed dead when they pass to the neck is to use a hand-carved dovetail joint.
neck to body dovetail joint
The Baby Boat and hardshell case

Professional hardshell case

Every guitar we ship is placed in a custom fit professional archtop hardshell case before it goes into the carton. There is no additional charge for the case.

Fourteen frets to the neck

The photos of the Baby Boat show a 12 fret to the body neck. We made a decision to produce the guitar with 14 frets to the body. The extra two frets give lead player a little more room to do their thing.
14 frets to the body

An Important Note Regarding Porch Pirates

When we ship a guitar we always send it with instructions to the courier that a signature MUST be obtained at the time of delivery. If no one is home to sign for the carton, it will not be left. We do this to ensure that your guitar does not fall into the hands of porch pirates (or other nefarious characters such as bass players or drummers).

UPDATE - We've learned that during the COVID-19 crisis FedEx is sometimes leaving cartons with no signature. Please follow the tracking number we provide to make sure you know when your guitar arrives.

Fall In Love In Less Than a Week

Try any of our guitars in the comfort of your own home. If you don't fall head over heels in love within a week we'll arrange to take it back and issue a full refund (including shipping).
*certain conditions apply.

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