Lame Horse Guitars: LH14

Lame Horse Guitars: LH14


We loved the old Jenkins we had in previously and jumped at the chance of having another one from Chris; now under the Lame Horse Instruments Banner.

We chose to go with an LH 14 model for full powered mid-sized guitar, and paired with Engleman / Flamed Tiger Myrtle combo… $8000


scale length 25 inches, 14 frets to the body
playing action completely adjustable under full string tension, with cantilevered neck and floating heel
rear removable access panel
top – Engelmann spruce
back and sides – Tasmanian Tiger Myrtle
neck -15 piece sinker mahogany
fingerboard – Macassar ebony
binding – Macassar ebony
headplate – Gabon ebony
bridge – Indian rosewood
bridge pins – ebony
purfling on body front and back – BWB violin purfling, abalone
purfling on headplate and fingerboard – abalone
side braces – sinker mahogany with inlay of reconstituted stone
inlay on access panel, truss rod cover, rosette – abalone and reconstituted stone
faux crocodile hard shell case

The guitar is very balanced string to string. It has a very complicated, sweet sound when played fingerstyle with lots of overtones and sympathetic tones; giving a 3 dimensional quality to the sound. However, it has good headroom and responds well to being strummed. The instrument has very good dynamic range.

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