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How to Order

Please contact me about ordering and I can supply you with current backlog times and delivery dates. I will ask for a $1000 non-refundable deposit to hold your spot on the list. That deposit will be applied to the total price at delivery.


Standards & Options

1 3/4″ Nut spacing
2 1/4″ Bridge Pin spacing
14″ Fingerboard Radius
Bone Nut/Saddle & Bridge Pins
Waverley Tuners
Extensive hide glue construction
Hand-rubbed alcohol stained bursts
Solid bent linings (think violin/cello) not kerfing

Many different options exist for materials, specifications and adornment. Please contact me and I’d be happy to discuss them with you.

Price includes your choice of regular or thermally cured ( Torrified ) top normally included for that model with the exception of Engleman or euro spruce unless those become available in the future.

It also includes your choice of standard gloss finish, or closet relic finish. I’m not into severely road wearing your instrument, I’d prefer to let you do that your self.

However, I do believe that there are a couple of sonic advantages to the closet relic finish. First it allows me to apply 50% less lacquer, resulting in an incredibly thin overall film thickness.

Secondly, I believe that in “Crazing” the finish, it breaks the surface tension of the film, allowing for a more relaxed, easy and open response for all playing styles. Plus all of the cool kids are doing it!

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Currently Available

Occasionally I offer instruments here that are prototypes, one-off's, used and or shop instruments. Find out here.


Kopp guitars carry a limited lifetime warranty to the original purchaser against defects in materials and workmanship for the working lifetime of the luthier. More info here.

Retail Locations

Kevin Kopp guitars are also sometimes available at various fine music stores. See the full list here.


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