There are two fundamental lines of archtop models:
A) Historic - instruments are made according to traditional technology, developed during the twenties and the thirties.
Used mostly for acoustic playing. Magnetic floating or piezo pickups are used if needed.
B) Bebop - instruments are made according to modern technology with technical knowledge of guitar electrification.
Magnetic pickups or special piezo pickups are used.
All models are available from Historic or Bebop line.
There are three material variations:
1) All solid 2) Top solid 3) Laminated
Prochazka Custom Guitars offer materials from European or American prestigious suppliers only.
Top plates: European Spruce, Sitka Spruce, Engelmann Spruce, Western Red Cedar, Yellow Cedar.
Back and sides: Flame Maple, Big Leaf Maple, Mahogany.