Guitar of the Week: S1 by STK Guitars

S1 by STK Guitars

This week we are breaking the ice with a Guitar of the Week, as we have for the first time an 8-string showcased here. S1 8-string by Italian manufacturer STK Guitars is also a multiscale guitar with selected swamp ash body, wenge neck with zizicote fretboard, ABM bridge.

For the full list of specs check below, as well as couple of photos in the gallery.

S1 by STK Guitars specs:

  • No. of strings: 8
  • Construction: bolt-on
  • Scale: 28”-27”
  • Body: Swamp ash selected, arched
  • Top: -
  • Neck: Wenge selected, unique piece
  • Neck reinforcement: High strength carbon fibre rods
  • Profile: thin flat
  • Fretboard: Landscape ziricote selected
  • Radius: 20”
  • Frets: 24” Jumbo, Ferd Wagner
  • Nut: Graphtech Blacktusq
  • Dots (side): Mother of Pearl
  • Dots (front): -
  • Pickup (bridge): Instrumental SFTY-3
  • Pickup (neck): -
  • Bridge: ABM
  • Tuners: Sperzel Trimlock
  • Control: Volume CTS
  • Jack: Switchcraft
  • Straplock: Dunlop (recessed)
  • Color: faded black
  • Finish: Polymerising oil