Bohemian equips its oil-can guitars, basses and ukuleles with new lignum rosa fretboards for 2021

Bohemian Guitars oil-can
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Bohemian Guitars has updated its lineup of oil-can electric guitars, bass guitars and ukuleles, equipping them with all-new lignum rosa fretboards.

Described as "complete tone monsters" that offer a "staggering range of harmonically rich and clear tones", the new-look oil-can iterations promise ultimate sound and ultimate swagger.

The lignum rosa fingerboards promise smooth feel, durability and natural sonic character, and sit atop a rock maple neck, which joins to an internal basswood structure that counter-balances the guitar's playing position.

Boasting an enhanced natural sustain and output, Bohemian also says that the oil-can four- and six-stringers pack enough volume to be perfect for unplugged practice.

Elsewhere, the design and construction of the oil-can instruments stays the same. A high-quality steel body flashes a variety of striking liveries, including Bohemian Ale, Moonshine, Honey, Hot Sauce, Motor Oil, TNT and Surf Wax.

Appointments exclusive to the six-string models include a range of pickup configurations, including single or multiple single coils, humbucker/single coil, double humbucker, and single or double P-90s.

A tune-o-matic bridge and Stoptail-style tailpiece caps off the guitars, which seek to offer a versatile sonic range spanning slide blues to full-on heavy rock.

A pair of single-coils adorns the bass iterations, which boast an adjustable four-saddle bridge. The Ukuleles also sport a similar adjustable bridge, but come equipped with a sole single-coil, which promises enough power to provide a "diverse range of sound enhancements".

The six-string oil-can guitars list for $410, while the four-string basses and ukuleles are available for $440 and $205, respectively.

Visit Bohemian Guitars for more info.

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Matt Owen

Matt is a Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.