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History[ edit ] Luthier Richard Hoover began learning his craft from Bruce McGuire and Jim Patterson in the late s, and became well known in his home town of Santa Cruz, California after having run his own guitar repair and manufacturing shop for several years.
Hoover had made his own guitar and he was invited to join the team. The name "Santa Cruz Guitar Company" was initially a place-holder name that they expected to replace when they thought of a better one, which never happened. They chose koa wood for the sides and back, a wood common in guitars at the beginning of the twentieth century, but that had become rare during the Great Depression.
William Davis left because the company was struggling to make a healthy profit, and Hoover purchased Davis's share. They introduced the H model, named after the initial of Paul Hostetter's last name, as he introduced the guitar's concepts to Hoover and Ross.
This model was a limited edition run, with the 17th of the series being bought by Eric Clapton. They later altered the FTC into the F model—which has a flat back, a plainer fretboard, and with the cutaway an option.
Lastly, they started collaborating with Tony Ricebuilding a model based on his Martin d,  a guitar that has gotten some odd modifications done to it by various repairmen.
Rice started touring with the guitar which led to the company receiving many phone calls.
They realized they had a something offered by nobody else, and the Tony Rice model was introduced as a standard in By the s they had over 20 standard models, including 12 fret, smaller bodied guitars, and offered a variety of different customization options, including tone woods Cocobolo, Ziricote, Brazilian, Figured Mahogany, etc.
Headstock for a string guitar with detailed pearl inlays at an intermediate stage of manufacturing The company focuses on fine detail, and limits its size to maintain instrument quality. Some of their well-known models having expensive options, e.Santa Cruz Case Introduction Santa Cruz Guitar Company is a small-scale musical instrument company that produces custom high quality guitars.
Although Santa Cruz Guitar Company manufactures few guitars a year, compared to competitors, and lack an actual quality department, Santa Cruz Guitar Company is known for high quality instruments. Enjoy the lowest prices and best selection of Acoustic Guitars at Guitar Center.
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The most common shape is the dreadnought (originally developed by C.F. Martin & Company), which incorporates a deep soundbox and a. Salome Jens Salome Jens has appeared in lead roles on Broadway in Far Country, Night Life, The Disenchanted, Patriot For Me, A Lie of the Mind.
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