Award of the President of Olsztyn for the winner of the GRAND PRIX of the Competition: 10 000 PLN!
GRAND PRIX of the International Guitar Competition.
The Queen of Guitars
Instrument from the Rafał Turkowiak’s luthier, built on the basis of absolutely innovative solutions;
- first in the world top with a 9th generation ‚WAVE RESONATOR’
- first in the world back&sides made of tonewood in 3rd generation ‚HIGH-TECH PRESS’
- first in the world 6th generation ‚ACOUSTIC TUBES’ inside the guitar neck (European Patent Office EP 3340231)
- first in the world ‚SIGMOIDAL’ joint of the sides (European patent no. 008177463-0001)
- innovative, hand-shaped Ebony Impedance bridge with stiffening wings encrusted with natural bone and natural Baltic amber (European patent no. 008177463-0003)
- solid-top – Western Red Cedar (bottom)
- back & sides made of Tigerwood with sapwood
- hand made logo made of natural Baltic amber in the guitar head
- elevated fingerboard made of African Ebony
- asymmetric Turkowiak neck made of Flamed Sycamore Maple
- scale length 650 mm