The instruments are named after rivers, streams, and bodies of water in
Virginia generally in order of size from the Deep Run to the Chesapeake
- Deep Run - the
smallest of the guitars. It fits on most airplanes.
- Rapidan - A little
bigger. Very comfortable to hold. (About a size O)
- York - About the size of a
typical classical guitar. (About a size OO)
- Middle-sized. The sweet spot in the compromise between sound
and ergonomics. (About a size OOO)
- Maury -
Dreadnaught-sized. The waist is pulled in relative to a
dreadnaught to improve the balance and tone. The Dreaded Maury
is this model with a wide waist.
- James - A jumbo, 16 1/4"
across at the lower bout. Big body, big sound.
- Chesapeake Bass
- The biggest instrument I make. An acoustic bass guitar
that can actually be heard in an ensemble.
- Banjo - Open-backed old