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Blackbird Carbon Fiber Guitar

The Blackbird Rider features an all-hollow uni-body shell setting it apart from any guitar in the world. That is the body, neck, and head are cast in one-piece with the sound board, fretboard, single-coil pickups, tuners, etc. added to that main component. Forming the main component in one-piece eliminates the weak and sound-absorbing joints associated with standard guitars. This patent-pending construction relies on the incredibly strong and stiff properties of carbon fiber as well as plenty of unique design features to create the strongest, most resonant small-bodied guitar available anywhere.

The first model was the Rider steel-string, a truly satisfying and nearly indestructible travel companion which set the benchmark for the category. Blackbird’s singular blend of F1/aerospace design technology and traditional craft gives form to a new highly resilient and responsive guitar annually and including the first carbon fiber ukulele. Each Blackbird is individually made by small team of luthiers in San Francisco.

Carbon Fiber String Instruments, by Blackbird

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

Mono by Anderssen & Voll for LK Hjelle
Books: Ivan Leonidov


5 Responses to
“Blackbird Carbon Fiber Guitar”

  1. @ArtistNetwork Says:

    Sweet, I have never heard of them. I surfed their site also and the reason is probably because they have only been around 5 or 6 years. I am sitting here wondering if any of my musician buddies here in Austin have heard about them. Really like the way they look. Wish I had one in my hands right now. I am going to go back and read more about them here in a bit. As of now I own 8 guitars and two keyboards i never peck on anymore. Maybe a hew guitar will get me back in the groove.

  2. Nancy Says:

    What is the cost?

  3. Leaflet Printing Says:

    Wow! what a nice guitar it is! It is amazing. The artist will really like. Thanks for producing such a nice guitar.

  4. Esther Luiza Says:

    Dailyicon is really amazing! ;) How many things that I would like to have :)

  5. Guitar Making Course Says:

    Yes, although it probably wouldn't be solid carbon fiber. That would be an expensive guitar! It would probably be a foam core with a carbon fiber skin, kind of like a surfboard has a foam core and a fiberglass skin.

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