4R-2 The DoubleCut
The StoryWood 4R-2 takes visual cues from the classic S- and T-style bodies and blends them in a way that is classic with a modern flair. Available as either a hardtail or trem, and available with many different pickup configurations, this “hybrid” can become whatever you want it to be. A twang machine, a shred monster or anything in between. Made entirely of reclaimed and/or salvaged wood.
One of our favorite pickup configurations is also hybrid in nature – a Firebird-style neck pickup, a very stratty middle pickup, and a T90 style bridge pickup. With a 5-way switch and a push-pull to add the neck pickup at any time, this pickup set covers a wide range of tones and can truly be the only guitar you’d need to cover most gigs.
4R-2 Standard Specs:
- Body - Reclaimed heart pine or similar S/T hybrid doublecut with easy-access neck heel
- Neck - Reclaimed maple with reclaimed maple or reclaimed tropical wood fingerboard, 22 frets (Jescar), 12" radius, 25.5" scale, 1 11/16" nut width, vintage C shape
- Bridge - Hipshot 6-saddle Contour hardtail or Hipshot Contour tremolo bridge
- Pickups - Your choice of configurations using strat, tele, P90, mini- and full-size humbuckers
- Tuning Machines - Hipshot open gear
- Controls - Pickup selector (blade or toggle), Volume/Treble Cut/Bass Cut with electrosocket output jack
Options & Upgrades:
Neck radius - While 12" is standard, we also offer vintage 7.25" radius, 9.5" radius, or a 10 to 16" compound radius.
Trem or Hardtail bridge - We're happy to make yours a hardtail or trem. Standard trem is the Hipshot Contour bridge, or a Floyd Rose Non-Fine Tuner bridge or Floyd Rose Original if dive-bombing all night is your thing.
Bookmatched figured-wood top – We have access to a variety of reclaimed and salvaged species of tonewoods that make incredible bookmatched tops, including redwood, mahogany, walnut, pistachio, and port orford cedar. To eliminate a possible point of stress, we do not bend the book-matched tops over the arm contour. Our design glues the top flat to the core body, and the arm contour works through the joining point, exposing the core wood to the front.
Bound fingerboard – Fingerboards can be bound with a choice of white or black or contrasting reclaimed wood.
Figured fingerboard - based on availability/stock, we do come across reclaimed wood with beautiful flame, curl and birdseye. The birdseye maple fingerboard above was originally a piece of factory flooring at the Harriet & Henderson Yarn factory in Henderson, NC!
Graphtech Ghost piezo system – For acoustic tones, we use Graphtech piezo saddles and the Ghost pre-amp system
Call us at 919-946-4700 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and hit us up with all the questions you have!
Have it your way
The DoubleCut and Offset models are designed specifically to work well with whatever pickup configuration you crave.
In this example, we paired a warm, vintage output humbucker in the neck with a blade tele bridge pickup, and wired in an out-of-phase circuit on a push-pull volume pot.
easy-access neck heel
Your guitar comes with our special neck heel that provides much easier access to high frets by getting some wood out of your way.
For a visual step up, consider a bound fingerboard. This can be done in white or black traditional binding or using contrasting reclaimed wood.
Pictured here, this neck is a mixture of water-recovered Panamanian Rock Walnut for the fingerboard, reclaimed factory maple for the core neck, and figured factory maple binding.