In 2013, we made first two prototype semi-hollow models of Westville guitars. And they were named Butter and Water by Kurt Rosenwinkel. Since then, Westville Butter and Water have been our standard models and now many artists play them in the world. Both Butter and Water have great jazz sounds with rich overtone, strong mid range, and very stable bass note with quite long sustain.
Each model has a solid carved spruce top and a solid carved hard maple back, and one piece hard maple neck with ebony fretboard. The difference between two models is just a center block installed inside body. The Butter has a hard maple block so that it sounds a bit harder than Water which has a mahogany center block inside. In other words, we can say the Water sounds a bit warmer than the Butter.
If you are looking for some semi-hollow models which has different tone character from typical ES-335 sound, we would strongly recommend to try our Westville Butter and Water.
Body Top : Carved Solid Sitka Spruce Back : Carved Solid Hard Maple Center Block : Mahogany Sides : Hard Maple Plywood Width : 14 4/5" (376mm) Depth : 1 3/4" (44mm)
Neck / Fretboard 1Piece Hard Maple / Ebony Scale Length : 24 3/4" (628mm) Width at Nut : 1 11/16" (43mm)
Pickup Neck : USA Kent Armstrong AlnicoIII Bridge : USA Kent Armstrong AlnicoV
Finish Nitro Cellulose Lacquer
Price JPY380,000 (Cash Discount) JPY394,860 (PayPal) *Including Original Hard Case