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Kevin Kastning - DKK-12 Extended Baritone 12-string specifications – October 2005
  
 
1. 13-fret D baritone, but voiced for low F# tuning
2. Cutaway –same mold as DKK
3. Cocobolo B/S (perfectly quartered; densest possible, vertical and close-grain). Dan to select; based on tap tone.
4. Sitka spruce top, super stiff, widest grain possible. (Dan has the top selected.)
5. Bracing: scalloped X and double-tapered tone bars. Dan to voice the top.
6. Soundhole: same diameter as DKK. 4 1/4”
7. Slothead.
8. All wood violin purfling, no plastic, no herringbone, all maple purfling.
9. Rosette: all maple violin purfling.
10. Black body binding.
11. Black fingerboard binding, no fingerboard purfling.
12. Side-dot position markers in the fingerboard binding.
13. No pickguard.
14. No fingerboard inlays.
15. Newest SCGC / Grover 18:1 tuners, nickel with figured ebony buttons (Slothead).
16. Long scale – 28.5"
17. Headstock overlay: streaked figured ebony.
18. Standard SCGC mini logo inlay in headstock.
19. Unbound peghead.
20. Nut width: 1 15/16”
21. Dart and V-neck profile.
22. Bridge spacing = 2 5/16”
23. Bone nut and bridge saddle.
24. Bridge saddle width: 1/8” with saddle angled extra further back on bass side towards pins.
25. No strap button
26. No end pin
27. No center back strip.
28. Tail strip: cocobolo from back set with same B/W/B edge purfle.
29. Heel cap: cocobolo from back set.
30. Satin finish on back of neck.
31. 13 fret neck / body joint.
32. 10° slanted bridge saddle.
33. No stain or shading or toner on top; all natural.
34. 12” fingerboard radius.
35. Bridge pin holes to have string ramps to allow unslotted pins.
36. Unslotted bone bridge pins.


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