Boucher Studio Goose Addy/Bubinga Dread #BA-1076-D - Used  From Boucher

Studio Goose with Boucher's Gold Touch Torrefied Adirondack top and Bubinga back/sides!

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What We Think

Unreal!  Boucher's got the torrefied tops down pat.  A gorgeous, golden glow for the eyes and an audible increase in sustain and resonance for the ears compared to non-torrefied tops.  Bubinga of this quality is magical stuff--a perfect blend between the airiness and sweet highs of Mahogany coupled with the brilliance and overtone content of Rosewoods (and not at Rosewood prices!).  Boucher's Studio Geese are tap-tuned to produce a greater overtone content than the Bluegrass Goose series as well as coming standard with a slightly lower setup.  With the help of your trusty flatpick, you'll be summoning up entire sonic worlds with ease!

Manufacturer's Description from Boucher

Forward Shifted x Bracing

The bracing pattern in our guitars is similar to the ones used by CF Martin Co. between the years 1931 and 1939. So, during the Pre war II or Golden era. We also call this way to brace “Forward Shifted X Bracing”.

It’s the first known system to obtain this legendary sound. The X formed by the two main brace is exceptionally advanced and spread towards the guitar sound hole, thus facilitating the propagation of vibrations, harmonics diffusion and low frequencies. However, it is almost imperative that the braces have to be made of Adirondack’s spruce or extraordinary hand-pick on others resinous species.

The wood used to manufacture the braces must have been hand-cut and sawed with attention to detail in order to preserve its extraordinary properties of flexibility, resiliency and stiffness. Otherwise, the soundboard could collapse through the years.

About Boucher

Founded in 2005,  Boucher Guitars has become known as a leader in the creation of high-quality acoustic guitars. Our workshop is located in Quebec, Canada, in the heart of the Canadian Appalachian mountains, and we are lucky to be surrounded by North America’s largest Adirondack spruce forest. These majestic trees provide the wood for our guitars’ sound boards, and we are proud to be the only guitar maker working exclusively with Adirondack spruce for all of our sound boards. Every Boucher instrument is handcrafted by a team of experienced luthiers (guitar makers) and artisans. Our passion shows, in the exceptional sound quality and visual beauty of every instrument we produce…and we look forward to sharing our passion with you! 

Boucher Guitars

About Manufacturer

A few years back a wonderful man named Robin Boucher drove to Sound Pure studios all the way from Canada. In his back seat, nestled in lovely tweed cases, he had some of the finest acoustic guitars to ever cross our northern border. We became immediate friends and his work was mind-blowing. The clarity of the tone, the immaculate fit and finish, the effortless playability. To top it all off, Robin got his start as a WOOD DEALER. He happens to live in an Adirondack red spruce forest!

 

Specifications

Serial Number: BA-1076-D

Year: 2018

Top & Bracing: Adirondack red spruce (“AAAA” Grade)

Gold Touch Torrefied Top

Back & Sides: Bubinga

Body Binding: Maple

Bound Top: Herringbone

Rosette: Herringbone

Body Finish: High Gloss

Neck Finish: Satin

Tuners: (Gotoh)Open Gear (Gold)

Bracing Pattern:Forward Shifted x Bracing

Bracing Type: Hand Scalloped & Tuned

Scale Length: 25,5″ / 648MM

Frets Claer to Body: 14

Soundhole Diameter: 3,875″ / 98,4MM

Body Width: 16,00″ / 406,0MM

Body Length: 19.875″ / 505,0MM

Body Depth: 4.875″ / 124,0MM

Nut Width: 1.750″ / 44,5MM

Neck width at the 12th Fret: 2.125″ / 54,0MM

Nut MAterial: Tusq

Bridge Saddle Material: Bone

Neck Finish: Satin