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Bravewood Relic S-Type Hardtail 2022


Bravewood Guitars Relic S Type Hardtail, handcrafted in UK 2022

  • Alder body, Maple Neck, Rosewood Fretboard
  • Bareknuckle pickups
  • Gotoh  hardware
  • Gator rigid foam case

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Here’s a rare opportunity to buy a  Bravewood guitar, handcrafted in the UK by John Elliott.

This Relic S is a tremendous example of John’s craft, built entirely by hand from scratch.  With its alder body finished in a beautiful authentic sunburst, the nitro lacquer has been authentically reliced to produce a fabulous played in feel. This follows through to the C-profile maple neck which has a smooth play-in finish and is paired with a dark rosewood slab fretboard with rolled edges. The pickups are Bareknuckle Sultans.  The guitar looks, feels, plays and sounds exceptional, and the condition is as it left John’s workshop in 2023.

John’s instrument are only very occasionally seen on the used guitar market – the equivalent guitar new guitar, if it were to become available) would be around £1,900 (and John isn’t making them to order anymore).

Comes with a Gator rigid foam case.

Here’s the specification:

  • Brand: Bravewood
  • Model: Relic S
  • Year: 2022
  • Serial No: 68380
  • Weight: 7lb 6oz / 3.34kg
  • Finish: Aged 2-Tone Sunburst Nitro
  • Body: Alder
  • Neck:  Maple
  • Profile:  C
  • Fretboard: Slab Rosewood, 9.5″ radius, clay dots
  • Scale length: 25.5″
  • Frets: 22, 6105
  • Bridge Pickup: Bareknuckle Sultan
  • Middle Pickup: Bareknuckle Sultan
  • Neck Pickup: Bareknuckle Apache
  • Controls: Single Volume/Two Tone/5-way selector – CTS pots/CRL switch
  • Bridge: Gotoh hardtail
  • Tuners: Gotoh
  • Case:  Gator rigid foam case


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