The Oxwich is based on a late 19th century instrument by the makers Lyon & Healy, albeit a much-
These guitars were, in their day, immensely popular because of their sweet tone. But were soon overshadowed by larger and louder acoustic guitars of the 20th century. Thankfully Parlour guitars are enjoying a renaissance as players rediscover their playability, compact size and sweet voice.
Gone are the enormous necks and heavy ladder soundboard bracing. I have replaced these with a slimmer, more modern feeling neck and a much lighter scalloped x braced soundboard to enable the guitar to really sing.