I do not advertise it very often, but I offer customized luthery classes to meet your needs. Learn to build any style guitar or any phase of luthery like setups etc. All of this offered on a one on one format! Classes customized to meet your schedule! PM me or call me for more info!
The Levitator is a set neck, blended heel solid body. It resembles a Tele body, but don’t judge a book by its’ cover!
Features of the Levitator include:
- Double carbon fiber reinforced neck with truss rod
- Available in 23.5″ scale (Byrdland) or 25.5″ scale
- 25.5″ scale features a 1 5/8″ nut
- 23.5″ scale features a 1 11/16″ nut
- Available with Rio Grande Charlie Christian/Blade Bridge Pick-ups or Rio Grande Muy Grande Pick-ups
- Solid ebony fingerboard
- Jumbo frets
- Gotoh bridge (gold or nickel)
- Gotoh tuners (gold or nickel)
- Angled headstock
- Ebony headstock faceplate with Schaefer logo in MOP
- .060 Ivroid binding around headstock, fingerboard and body
- Abalone siderail dots
- Ebony neck pickup ring
- Ebony with inlay volume and tone knobs
- CTS pots
- Three-way toggle
- Ebony electronics cavity cover
- Copper insulated electronics cavity
- Schaller strap locks (gold or nickel)
- Twelve coats of nitrocellulose lacquer finish
- Delivered in a Levy’s Italian leather gig bag
THIS GUITAR IS SOLD!!!
The only 25″ Schaefer Goldtop EAS235 on the planet is for sale. It’s one of a kind.
Split Block inlay with mother of pearl/abalone
Rio Grande P-90s Pickups
Grover 135 Gold Tuners
Klusson Trapeze Tailpiece Gold
Original Gibson #256 Extra Brilliant Greengold Cres-Lite Finish
MINT Condition, 1 Year Old
Pick Guard features custom inlayed yellow rose
Call Ed to discuss this amazing opportunity to own a one of a kind Schaefer Guitar! Now NO LONGER offered for sale! $5900 IT IS SOLD!!! (8/20/15)
Check out these photos of the shop on our facebook page of what’s going on.
I do not advertise this too often, but I do offer customized apprentiship programs…..this is another way of saying luthier school!!! Yes…you pay me and come in and learn to build by watching me! Prices are dependent on what you want to learn to build. The first step is to call or e-mail me and set up a time to visit and we can customize a program that works for both of us! 512 786-8036 (Ed)
November 8, 2011
Schaefer Guitars Featured in New Book
The Schaefer 7 is featured on a full-page spread on page 218 in the new book “Electrified: The Art of the Contemporary Electric Guitar” by Robert Shaw. This book “offers a visually stunning selection of guitars by the finest builders at work today, showcasing instruments by 125 master artisans and custom shops from fifteen different countries.”
For more information on ordering the book, go to http://www.roberteshaw.com/Guitars.html
Mike Wheeler and Mike Nase have a CD available! Pick it up!
October 25, 2010
Nicolai Schneekloth, the founder and CEO of the website Vintage & Rare, came all the way from Denmark and stopped by the Schaefer Guitars booth at the Arlington Guitar Show. Be sure to check out his interview with Ed in the video below (Ed is at minute 7:33).
The website Vintage & Rare is “a gateway to vintage, rare and hand & custom built musical equipment, an easy-to-use tool and internet resource for dealers, builders, buyers and enthusiasts.” Check out the Schaefer Guitars’ page athttp://www.vintageandrare.com/schaefer-guitars (which includes prices in Euros for our European friends!)
Thanks to Nicolai for visiting!