Description of this instrument for sale

Multi-instrumentalist François Paradis has collaborated with Pellerin Guitars since 2003 and worked on personal projects in parallel.

He has studied various techniques and built a number of original prototypes of instruments, taking inspiration from exotic instruments.

Always seeking new tones and wood combinations, François is on a quest to find the vibratory Grail.
Paradis Guitars’ approach is in constant evolution and develops all in subtlety through a finely tuned sense of hearing and many experiments.


Description of the instrument:

Paradis Grand Auditorium CW  Mexican Cocobolo – Salvaged Sinker Red Cedar

  • Soundboard: Salvaged Sinker Western Red Cedar
  • Bracing system:  Paradis GA CW 25,5
  • Bracing wood: 100 years old red spruce
  • Back and sides (doubled):  Mexican Cocobolo / Dyed Yellow Cedar
  • Neck:  3 piece (laminated) bird’s eye maple
  • Rosette:  Cocobolo and flame maple
  • Fingerboard (radius 16”): Gaboon Ebony (with ebony binding and maple purfling)
  • Frets :Medium Gold-EVO frets
  • Side dots:  Brass and ebony
  • Headplates:  Ebony (front), Cocobolo( rear) + maple veneer
  • Bridge:  Gaboon Ebony
  • Purfling top :  Flame maple
  • Color:  Natural
  • Inside finish:  Shellac Super blonde
  • Soundbox and neck Finish:  Polyurethane “ High gloss ”
  • Truss rod:  Two-way with 2 ebony reinforcement
  • Assembly:  Spanish Assembly (integral neck design)
  • Nut and saddle:  Bone
  • Tuners:  Gotoh 510 Cosmo Black, ratio 18 :1
  • Pickguard:  Clear pickguard
  • Case:  TKL Deluxe Archtop case


En Français:

Multi-instrumentiste de profession, François Paradis collabore avec les Guitares Pellerin depuis 2003 et travaille en parallèle sur des projets personnels. S’inspirant d'instruments exotiques, il étudie différentes techniques et construit plusieurs prototypes d'instruments originaux.

Toujours à la recherche de nouvelles sonorités et de nouvelles combinaisons de bois, François est en quête du Graal vibratoire.

Les Guitares Paradis, c'est une lutherie en constante évolution qui se développe tout en finesse grâce à une oreille finement aiguisée et beaucoup d'expérimentations.



Price & Currency for this instrument
  • 6500
  • $ (US Dollar)
More information about the price for this instrument

Any reasonable offer will be accepted

TKL Deluxe case included

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    1239 Quebec Highway 165, Thetford Mines, Québec G6H 1J6, Canada