The guitar in the above picture, and the one featured in the recordings of “Starlight High Tide”, “Hyperion”, and “The Wind and the Wheat”, available on the Music page, is the Harlequin, a beautiful smaller-body acoustic guitar created by Stephen Sheriff of Edwinson Guitars.

Its features, as described on the wooden tag pictured in the Photographs album, are:


the Edwinson
Consort Cutaway
Special Edition

Serial No. 080216
July 5, 2008

Back & Sides: Mexican Katalox w/ Flamed Maple and Purpleheart

Top: AAA Bearclaw Spruce

Neck: California Walnut

Fingerboard/bridge: Katalox

Bindings: Purpleheart

Inlays: Flame, spalted Maple,  Bois de Rose, Purpleheart, Black Pearl

Front & Rear Headstock: Katalox

the Harlequin
2008 Special Edition

Venetian Cutaway
12 frets to the body,
20 frets total
Upper bout sound port
Pagoda style slotted headstock
Scale length: 25.375″
FB radius: 16″
Width @ nut: 1 13/16″
Width @ 12th fret: 2 1/4″
Width, lower bout: 15″
Width, upper bout: 11 1/4″
Body depth: 3 1/2 – 4″
Back radius: 15′
Top radius: 25′
Talon Bridge, version 6.3
Ebony bridge pins w/ brass/pearl eye inlay
Bone nut and intonated bridge saddle
Gotoh premium Gold “butterbean” open gear tuners

Edwinson Guitars
Steph J. Sheriff, luthier
Seattle, WA, AD 2008




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