Grez Guitars The Mendocino Black Top Electric Guitar  From Grez

A lightweight beast of a guitar from our new friends at Grez. 

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What We Think

5.4 lbs Semi-Hollow !!!

Beautiful tone combination of the Old Growth Redwood Top on the Honduran Mahogany back

Warm Tone from the neck Lollar Gold Foil with plenty of bite from the bridge Lollar Gold Foil.

Love everything about the Mendocino !!!


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Manufacturer's Description from Grez

The Grez Mendocino is a compact  (13.25"), light weight (5lbs) semi-hollobody guitar  with the voice of a full size semi-hollowbody.  Its strong voice is imparted by the nature of it's internal structure and a high quality, acoustic guitar grade, Old Growth Redwood top.

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About Manufacturer

Rooted in the tradition of California’s guitar builders from a past generation, Grez Guitars builds R.C. Allen-designed archtops and unique semi-hollowbodies loosely influenced by P.A. Bigsby’s construction techniques as well as steel string flat top acoustics, solid body guitars and basses.  Each handcrafted guitar is a singular creation, combining a unique style and approach to voicing with each musician’s personal touches.

Although I take on entirely custom commissions, most of my builds are highly customized versions of my standard models. Every aspect of the guitar is discussed and built to your specifications from string spacing and wood choices to pickups and custom headstock inlays, making every guitar a one-of-a-kind.

I work with many wood species, but have a passion for Salvaged Old Growth Redwood. I'm always on the hunt for a few really good boards and depending on what I find, I resaw them into tops for acoustic guitars or semi-hollowbodies or leave them whole and make 1pc solid bodies.


Model: The Mendocino


Weight: 5.4 lbs

Color/Finish: Black Top

Top Wood: Salvaged Old Growth Redwood Top

Body Wood: 1-Piece Honduran Mahogany

Neck Wood: Honduran Mahogany

Fingerboard: Macassar Ebony

Neck Back Shapes: Very Soft V

Fingerboard Radius: 12"

Nut: Bone

Frets: Jumbo EVO Gold Frets

Bridge: Mastery Bridge with Grez Tailpiece

Nut Width:

Gears: 18:1 Open Back Tuners

Pickguard: N/A

Electronics: 3-Way Switchcraft Selector 

Input Jack: Side

Knobs: Volume, Tone

Neck Pickup: Lollar Gold Foil

Bridge Pickup: Lollar Gold Foil

Wiring: Emerson 500k Pots, .022 Orange Drop Cap

Case: Reunion Blues Gig Bag