Troublesome Creek instruments are handmade in Hindman, KY. The company trains people in substance abuse recovery to become some of the best luthiers in the country. Using the finest in locally-sourced, Appalachian hardwoods, they create stunning instruments that are both tonally and environmentally excellent, while each sale contributes to the regrowth of our post-coal economy. When you purchase a Troublesome Creek instrument, you get more than a terrific handmade heirloom; you take ownership in a legacy that you helped build. Visit the Appalachian School of Luthiery at: AppalachianLuthiery.org
Made on the same framework as our HM series, but with smooth, classic f-holes and a sleek “snake” head! Skillful dynamic loading and old-school craftsmanship combine to deliver a surprising volume and purity of tone.
The CM-0 model has an Appalachian red spruce top, and various back/side wood options - currently in stock in maple (nicely flamed!). Sans top binding. Resin logo inlay and side dots. Caterpillar bridge with Nickel Golden Age tuners. Open Satin Nitro Lacquer finish and Troublesome Creek hardshell case. 1 1/8" nut width, 13 7/8" scale length, radiused fretboard.
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