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Atsushi Yamane

Tuning Machine:GOTOH
String height:1string 3.0mm/6string 4.0mm

Born in Tochigi in 1977. Atsushi Yamane has been interested in and longing for art, crafts, and music since he was a child. After that, he decided to work on making things that would give him the joy of improving after drawing his self-portrait while he was in college. At the same time, he started playing folk guitar at the age of 19, and by chance read an article about a guitar maker in a magazine and decided to go on the path of guitar making. He enrolled in the Guitar Craft Department of the Kunitachi Music Academy, where he studied the production, repair and adjustment of ukuleles, electric guitars and steel string guitars. After graduating, he studied under Eiichi Washimi (mainly steel string guitar production), and after learning the basics of production for 6 years and 9 months, he opened his own workshop in Sano City in 2009.
From around 2014, he started learning to play classical guitar, and started making with the advice of a classical guitar maker. Based on the Romanillos model, he makes a guitar based on the traditional Spanish method, making use of his experience in making and repairing steel string guitars and ukuleles.

Atsushi Yamane's Classical Guitar No. 50 Jose Luis Romanillos Model 2023 New No. 30 is now in stock. It has enough elements of the original in terms of sound quality, and the overall sound is hard and clear. Each note is rigid, but the delicacy is still pleasantly Romanillos-like, with a high degree of perfection throughout.
The rustic and calm sound that Yamane has cultivated in the production of ukuleles and acoustic guitars gives this model its unique character. It is also easy to play, with medium string tension.
The head shape, body shape, and other external features conform to the original, but the rest of the design is more subdued. The label design is tasteful, and the overall impression is one of softness rather than dignity. It is an excellent tribute by a remarkable young maker.

InstrumentAtsushi Yamane
CategoryJapanese Classical Guitars 〔New〕
Number/ModelClass50 Romanillos Model No.30
Scale length650mm
Side&BackIndian Rosewood
List price¥550,000
Price (tax included)Please Inquire

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