Masaki Sakurai

Masaki Sakurai #8 from 1983


The Model No. 8 made by Mr. Sakurai was part of a line of classical guitars built by Masaki Sakurai while he worked in the workshop run by his uncle, Masaru Kohno.

Technical characteristics :

  • Top: Cedar
  • Back: Indian Rosewood 2 pieces
  • Sides: Indian Rosewood
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Width at nut: 52 mm
  • Radius: Flat
  • Frets: 19 frets
  • Scale: 25.5" (648 mm)
  • Profile: Slim D
  • Hardware: Gold
  • Country of manufacture: Japan, Tokyo, Kohno shop
  • Year: 1983
  • Finish: Natural
  • Decorations: Rosette and inlaid easel / Fillets on the edge of the table and back (also between the two back pieces)
  • Details: Some very slight traces of use

The sound is very balanced, with good projection and a nice timbre, perfect for playing classical or flamenco.

Delivered in its original case.

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