"Miss Piggi's Model J"

When popular Nashville session player Andy Reiss decided to have Chris make a custom Model J for him, he decided to pull out all the stops and have it made with premium wide-grained Adirondack "Red" Spruce and Brazilian Rosewood.  Andy also decided that his Model J would be a fitting personal tribute to his faithful companion, Miss Piggi. Dixie Bozung rendered Miss Piggi's portrait on the peghead, capturing Miss Piggi's personality with uncanny accuracy.

Both Andy and Miss Piggi were pleased with the results, and "Miss Piggi's Model J" will soon be heard around the world.

 

Miss Piggi Speaks!

Click the link below for an MP3 of Andy playing "Miss Piggi's Model J". The rhythm track was recorded in mono using a Nady ribbon microphone, while the lead track was recorded in stereo using a pair of AKG 414 microphones. No EQ or compression was used.

MP3 - Andy Reiss: "In Walked Bud" (Thelonius Monk)

(1.39 MB)

MP3 - Andy Reiss: "Lately" (Stevie Wonder)

(3.83 MB)

 

Click this link for more sound samples of CB instruments.

(click pictures for larger version)

 

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Detail view of fingerboard
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Detail view of sound hole

 

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Detail view of heel cap
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Detail view of bridge

 

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Front view of peghead
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Detail view view of peghead painting of Miss Piggi, rendered by Dixie Bozung

 

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Andy Reiss and "Miss Piggi" with "Miss Piggi's Model J"

 

Features (as shown):

See Price List and Options Page for additional options.

Top: Wide-grained Adirondack (Red) Spruce, tap-tuned with hand-scalloped braces and Vintage-style pickguard.

Top Finish: 1930s-style Vintage Sunburst.

Top Binding: Multiple grained ivoroid.

Back & Sides: Premium-grade Brazilian Rosewood.

Back Binding: Multiple grained ivoroid.

Neck: Modified "V"-profiled Mahogany with diamond volute, "Rose" inlay on heel cap.

Peghead: Multiple bound with black Ebony overlay and Miss Piggi's portrait by Dixie Bozung.

Tuning Machines: Nickel-plated Waverly vintage-style open-back with "butterbean" buttons.

Fretboard: Multiple bound Brazilian Rosewood with no inlays.

Bridge: Rectangular Brazilian Rosewood with vintage-style bone "long" saddle.

 

CB Guitars Price List

 

Many options are available - call or e-mail for details & price quote

All CB Instruments include a quality hard-shell case and are backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty against defects in material and workmanship.

 

 

    Options   

CB instruments are all truly custom-made instruments, made to order for the individual and completely hand-built one at a time by Chris Bozung. As such, your CB Instrument can be made to suit your desires. Please click the links below to see some of our more popular options.

Peghead Shape Options Peghead Inlay Options Fingerboard Inlay Options
Bridge Options Wood Options Finish Options

 

 

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