Steel String Guitar Ambition
Back and Sides of Indian Silver Oak

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Silver Oak - CITES-compatible

The search for alternatives to Rosewood has led us some time ago to Indian Silver Oak. This eye candy sounds softer than Rosewood.

Free of Rosewood

For fingerboard and bridge we chose Ebony. In terms of all other parameters, this steel string guitar is similar to our Ambition Standard model.

Indian Silver Oak (Cardwellia Sublimis) has a warm, friendly, reddish-silvery hue with a very lively, but uniform, partly flamed pattern.


The tone of this Ambition is soft and mellow. Shimmering highs hover transparent and smooth and develop a vivid rich and dynamic sound. Even more impressive is its reactivity and a noticeable volume output.



Steel String Guitar

Back/Sides: Indian Silver Oak (Cardwellia Sublimis)
Top: Sitka Spruce
Neck: Cedro, spanish constructed heel
Neck Width at Nut: 46 mm
Scale Length: 650 mm
Fingerboard: Ebony
Machine Heads: Schaller M6 Mini
Strings: Elixir
Nut/Bridge: Bone
Finish: Nitrocellulose, satin gloss
Weight: 1,690 g
Case: SCC Hardcase
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