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Goodall TMhB Baritone sn5500 Acoustic Guitar  From Goodall

A beast of a baritone from James Goodall, but can you expect anything less??!! This guitar has enormous resonance and sustain.


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What We Think


What It Does

The craftsmanship, playability, and wide range of tones produced by Goodall Guitars is truly amazing. The TMhB Baritone model is no exception. It produces powerful highs and clearly defined lows.  One almost forgets the pitch is lower after playing or listening awhile. This instrument is especially treasured by guitarists who love to play in drop tuning and slack-key styles.



This Goodall Baritone guitar can be tuned a variety of ways.  We prefer one whole-step lower than standard tuning, making the lowest string a D. Add a capo at the 2nd fret and you’re in standard tuning. With slightly heavier custom gauge strings it can be pitched as low as a B.



This is one of the nicest baritone guitars we’ve ever seen.  This guitar has Honduran Mahogany Back and Sides and a AAA Bearclaw Sitka Spruce Top. We especially like the bear claw aspect of this guitars top.  It gives the guitar a gnarled look that sets it apart from the average spruce top.



Goodall must have a magic formula for overtones.  This guitar, like all Goodall guitars,  produces tons of overtones. Hearing these tones over the clear low end notes is a euphoric experience for your ears.  You won’t want to put this guitar down and it will amaze traditional dreadnought players with it’s unbelievably clear, low voicing.


Goodall Baritone TMhB #5500 - Acoustic Guitar Demo

The TMhb Baritone model acoustic guitar from the legendary luthier James Goodall, produces powerful highs and clear lows. This guitar has remarkable clarity in the low register. This guitar can be tuned in a variety of ways. The Baritone is made has Honduran Mahogany back and sides with a Triple A, Bear claw, Sitka Spruce top. Special thanks to Keith Ganz. (http://www.keithganz.com) Please contact Sound Pure today if you are interested in this masterpiece from James Goodall.

Manufacturer's Description from Goodall

Yes, James Goodall makes an incredible sounding baritone! It has such power and clear definition, one almost forgets the pitch is lower after playing or listening awhile. This instrument is especially treasured by guitarists who love to play in drop tuning and slack-key styles.

The Baritone includes a neck which has 14 frets clear to the body and a 28 inch string scale. With regular medium gauge strings they can be tuned one whole step down to D-G-C-F-A-D and drop tuned from there. Add a capo at the 2nd fret and it's a regular guitar. With slightly heavier custom gauge strings it can be pitched as low as say B, etc.

"the model which redefines drop tuning resonance"

We even offer a choice of two body sizes as well. Either a long Dreadnought with our herringbone 'Traditional' styling or the Jumbo body style with our regular appointments.

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About Manufacturer

James Goodall represents an artisan who is at the pinnacle of his profession. Superb craftsmanship, an exacting finesse for detail and wood choice, combined with robust, three dimensional sound character -- these are qualities which embody every James Goodall guitar.
Few who endeavor in musical instrument making are capable of consistently maintaining a high level of precision and excellence along with superior tonal character in every instrument. Discerning eyes and ears will find the substance of all these qualities in every James Goodall instrument.


AAA Bearclaw Sitka Spruce Top

Honduran Mahogany Back and Sides

28" scale

1.75" nut width

Herringbone Rosette and Purflings

Chevron Marquetry Backstrip

Blacklip MOP Logo

Boxwood Bridge and end pins

Tortis Pickguard

MOP notched square fretboard inlay

Waverly Nickel Tuners with Ivoroid Buttons

White Maple Binding

Ebony: Fretboard Binding, Peghead Veneer, Bridge, Fretboard

Bone Nut and Saddle

Mahogany Satin Finish Neck

Clear Pickguard

Ameritage Case w/ Humidity Control

Wide bout: 15 7/8 inches ~ Upper bout: 12 inches ~ Waist: 11 1/4 inches ~ Depth: 4 3/4 inches

Length of box: 21 inches ~ Overall guitar length: 43 1/4 inches ~ Scale length: 28 inches