The comfortable size and timeless appearance of the Collings 00 is matched by the ease of playing a wide neck and shorter string scale. The tone is balanced and precise, and we here at Artisan have seen it adopted for a wide range of playing styles from simple vocal accompaniment to ragtime solos. When you want the durability of a modern guitar but one that appears rooted in an earlier, simpler time, the 00 is a versatile choice.
Custom made as a full body mahogany guitar. This beautiful 00 shines in fingerstyle and strumming. As a picking guitar the notes are direct and punchy, typical of Collings' mahogany guitar construction. This guitar also shines as a strummer, coming off with mid range clarity and a folky Singer Songwriter tone! The custom rope purfling really lets the top pop out, and the beautiful grain of the mahogany is sure to catch everyone's eye!
Top: Honduran Mahogany
Back and Sides: Honduran mahogany
Neck: Honduran mahogany
Body Binding: Tortoise with Rope Purfling
Fingerboard Binding: None
Peghead Binding: None
Bridge: Ebony pyramid-style with 2 5/16" spacing
Fingerboard: Ebony with MOP short dots
Bridge Pins/End Pin: Ebony with MOP dot
Nut: Bone, 1 13/16"
Saddle: Bone, drop-in
Neck Profile: Modified V
Peghead Profile: Tapered slotted square with volute
Neck Joint: Mortise and tenon hybrid
Truss Rod: Fully adjustable
Frets: Medium 18% nickel-silver
Peghead Veneer: Ebony with MOP Collings logo
Tuners: Nickel Waverly (16:1 ratio)
Backstrip: 1-style (Walnut)
Rosette: b/w Purfling
Scale Length: 24 7/8"
Brace Material: Sitka spruce
Brace Pattern: Pre-war scalloped X-brace
Fingerboard Radius: 14" - 26" compound
Body Finish: High gloss nitrocellulose lacquer
Neck Finish: High gloss polyester resin
Strings: D'Addario EJ-16 (.012"- .053")
Case: Deluxe hardshell case by TKL
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