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Atelier Jacky Walraet, luthier

Fine handmade guitars

— since 1990 —

JW with FTCB model


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My latest arch-top "the Beetle" will be on display

@ the Musicora Fair on the common stand of APLG.

Paris 1,2,3 juin https://www.musicora.com/en/fair

My guitars were exhibited and played

at the Holy Grail Guitar Show,

Berlin 5 and 6 May 2018.

More photo's of the show are coming soon


10 min video recorded with a flat EQ, no added audio effects , no video editing.

Guitar player Hendrik Braeckman testing and commenting the new (not completely finished) Archtop Model named as "The Beetle", designed and made by Luthier Jacky Walraet.

Stereo recording (X-Y technique) using two cardioid Neumann KMi microphones /

D'Addario .011>.052 phosphor bronze string set.

Pure acoustic archtop unplugged sound !

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Thank you for your visit !


Jacky Walraet

Peter Hertmans plays "Body and Soul" and "Wise One" on

"The Beetle" and on a FTCB model.