FURCH Blue Gc-SW SPE Acoustic/Electric
The soundboard of the Blue SW is made from high-grade Sitka spruce. The back and sides feature high-quality black walnut. Open-Pore Finish leaves wood pores exposed, which preserves the natural acoustic properties of tonewoods. This combination of high-quality solid tonewoods and proprietary finish produces a beautiful musical sound across the entire tonal range, with balanced midrange frequencies.
Sound is the most important consideration for Furch guitars. Their excellent acoustic qualities are the result of state-of-the art technologies, proprietary production processes and precision craftsmanship combined with the use of the best available tonewoods. The Blue SW is no fluke. Hear its exceptional sound quality for yourself with Tonepedia’s app. You can compare its unique sound with other Furch models and also guitars from other manufacturers.
Unique Voicing Process
The premium nature of the Blue SW is underscored by the fact that the soundboard is individually tuned using the voicing process, which enhances the guitar’s tonal properties to the highest level. Thanks to that, the Blue SW has a crystalline clear, harmonically rich, balanced, and highly dynamic sound across the entire tonal spectrum.
The instrument features Open-Pore Finish, a special thin finish that promotes the natural sonic qualities of tonewoods and provides an excellent level of surface protection.
Furch CNR System® Neck Design
A high precision, dual-action truss rod maintains neck stability and allows for fine adjustment of the neck relief, bilaterally. The truss rod is housed in a highly rigid carbon casing which enables a very smooth and controlled neck relief, ensuring the best playability and enduring optimal setup.
The stylish look of the spruce soundboard is underscored by faux tortoise pickguard and body binding. The soundhole is adorned by a rosette featuring a double ring with a black walnut inlay.
The fingerboard of the Blue SW is made from high-quality ebony and features buffed frets with hidden fret leg ends, which allow for high playing comfort.
Body shape: Gc
Neck-to-body joint: 14th fret
Solid top - grade: Sitka spruce - AA
Solid back and sides - grade: Black walnut - A
Binding: Faux tortoise
Rosette: Double ring with black walnut inlay
Bridge pins: Ebony
Saddle: TUSQ fully compensated
Bridge string spacing: 55 mm
Top finish: Open-Pore Finish
Back and sides finish: Open-Pore Finish
Pickguard: Faux tortoise with transparent pickguard extension towards soundhole
Nut width: 45 mm
Neck reinforcement: CNR System with dual-action adjustment
Neck profile: Furch Soft V
Scale length: 650 mm
Fingerboard material: Ebony
Fingerboard radius: 400 mm
Fingerboard front inlay: White position dots
Fingerboard side inlay: White position dots
Fret finish: Brushed
Headstock overlay: Ebony
Neck material: African mahogany
Machine heads: Furch Machine Chrome - gear ratio 1:18
Zero fret: TUSQ
Nut string spacing: 38 mm
Strings: Elixir Ph-Br Nanoweb 12-53
Neck finish: Open-Pore Finish with antibacterial additive
Headstock finish: Open-Pore Finish
Pickups: LR Baggs Stagepro Element with tuner and equalizer - side-mounted
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