ResoVille Resonator Guitars

The ResoVille website can be found at resovilleguitars.com

David Wood established Resoville in 2014. ResoVille Resonator Guitars offer players an extensive range of hand-crafted resophonic guitars that are built by some of the World’s finest specialist resophonic luthiers.

Every ResoVille is expertly made by Mr M and his small team of master luthiers who have many years of experience building fabulous resophonic guitars.

The Inspiration
When guitarists think of resonator guitars, they often think of the National and Dobro designs of the late 1920’s. The ResoVille team are inspired by the life’s work of the Slovak-American stringed instrument genius John Dopyera (1893–1988) who was the founder of the resonator guitar companies National [National String Instrument Corporation] which he co-founded in 1927 and Dobro [Dobro Manufacturing Company] which he founded in 1928.

The Music
If you love the playing of the likes of Son House, Bukka White, Ry Cooder, Jerry Douglas, John Hammond, Chris Whitley, Bob Brozman, Taj Mahal, Eric Sardinas, Tampa Red and Mark Knopfler (to name but a few) you should consider a ResoVille for your guitar collection.

The Workshop
Bordering the Huangpu River, the workshop is in the North-Eastern part of downtown Shanghai; and not too far away from the beautiful historical waterfront tourist attraction of ‘The Bund’, and the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology in Yangpu. The workshop has everything required to make our great resophonic guitars including several press machines, and all the molds required to make the full range of our metal guitar bodies. As well as metal guitars, the workshop also hand-crafts wooden bodies alongside all the necks required, and never forget, every ResoVille is handmade.

The Guitars
Our model line-up includes:
Metal Body Single Cone Round Neck Models Stamford (14 Fret), Parkville (12 Fret), Arlington (12 Fret Grid Hole Parlor).
Metal Body Tricone Round Neck Models Riverdale (14 Fret Cutaway), Riverdale Lefty (14 Fret Cutaway), Burbank (12 Fret)
Wooden Body Single Cone Round Neck Models Davenport (14 Fret), Edgewood (12 fret), Lincolnwood (12 Fret 1929 Style)
Wooden Body Tricone Round Neck Model Silverton (12 Fret Grid Hole)
Wooden Body Square Neck Spider Cone Model Hazelton (14 Fret)
Ukulele Biscuit Bridge Models Weeki Wachee (12 Fret), Weeki Wachee Engraved (12 Fret) Weeki Wachee Wood (12 Fret)
Mandolin Biscuit Bridge Model Burlington (12 Fret).
For some models, we offer a range of finishes including Nickel, Gold Brass, Red Copper, Black Nickel and Brushed Nickel.

The Specification
RESOVILLE METAL BODY SINGLE CONE
ResoVille Stamford Models
ResoVille Stamford MS14 in Nickel
ResoVille Stamford Custom MS14 in Red Copper, Gold Brass or Brushed Nickel
Spec: 14 Fret, Slotted Headstock, Single Cone, Plain Brass Body, Hard Sapele Neck, USA Curt Mangan Strings, Antiqued Open Geared Tuners, With Case.

ResoVille Parkville Models
ResoVille Parkville MS12 in Nickel
ResoVille Parkville Custom MS12 in Red Copper or Brushed Nickel
Spec: 12 Fret, Slotted Headstock, Single Cone, Brass Nickel, Hard Sapele Neck, USA Curt Mangan Strings, Antiqued Open Geared Tuners, With Case

ResoVille Arlington Models
ResoVille Arlington MS12PG in Nickel
ResoVille Arlington Custom MS12PG in Red Copper or Black Nickel
Spec: 12 Fret, Parlor, Slotted Headstock, Single Cone Size Brass Nickel Grid Hole, Hard Sapele Neck, USA Curt Mangan Strings, Antiqued Open Geared Tuners, With Case

RESOVILLE METAL BODY TRICONE
ResoVille Riverdale Models
ResoVille Riverdale MT14C in Nickel
ResoVille Riverdale Custom MT14C in Red Copper or Black Nickel
Spec: 14 fret, Slotted Headstock, Tricone, Cutaway, Brass Nickel, Hard Sapele Neck, USA Curt Mangan Strings, Antiqued Open Geared Tuners, With Case

ResoVille Riverdale Lefty Models
ResoVille Riverdale Lefty MT14CL in Nickel
ResoVille Riverdale Custom Lefty MT14CL in Red Copper or Black Nickel
Spec: Left Handed, 14 fret, Slotted Headstock, Tricone, Cutaway, Brass Nickel, Hard Sapele Neck, USA Curt Mangan Strings, Antiqued Open Geared Tuners, With Case

ResoVille Burbank Models
ResoVille Burbank MT12 in Nickel
ResoVille Burbank Custom MT12 in Red Copper or Gold Brass
Spec: 12 Fret, Slotted Headstock, Tricone, Brass Nickel, Hard Sapele Neck, USA Curt Mangan Strings, Antiqued Open Geared Tuners, With Case

RESOVILLE WOODEN BODY SINGLE CONE
ResoVille Davenport Model
ResoVille Davenport WS14 in Sapele Matte
Spec: 14 Fret, Slotted Headstock, Sapele Matte, Cutaway, F Hole, Single Cone, USA Curt Mangan Strings, Antiqued Open Geared Tuners, With Case

ResoVille Edgewood Model
ResoVille Edgewood WS12P in Sunburst
Spec: 12 Fret, Slotted Headstock, Tiger Skin Maple, Parlor Body, Single Cone, Sunburst Smoke, USA Curt Mangan Strings, Antiqued Open Geared Tuners, With Case

ResoVille Lincolnwood Model
ResoVille Lincolnwood WS12T29 in Tiger Skin Maple
Spec: 12 Fret, Slotted Headstock, Triolian 1929 Style, Single Cone, F Hole, Tiger Skin Maple Body, USA Curt Mangan Strings, Antiqued Open Geared Tuners, With Case

RESOVILLE WOODEN BODY TRICONE
ResoVille Silverton Model
ResoVille Silverton WT12G in Antiqued Finish
Spec: 12 Fret, Slotted Headstock, Grid Hole, Antique Finished, Wooden Sapele Body, Mahogany Neck, Tricone, Fingerboard Blackwood, USA Curt Mangan Strings, Antiqued Open Geared Tuners, With Case

RESOVILLE WOODEN BODY SQUARE NECK SPIDER CONE
ResoVille Hazelton Model
ResoVille Hazelton WSP14SQ in Sunburst
Spec: Square Neck, 14 fret, Spider Cone, Round Hole, Sapele Body, Sapele Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard, USA Curt Mangan Strings, Wilkinson tuners, With Case

RESOVILLE UKULELE
ResoVille Weeki Wachee Model
ResoVille Weeki Wachee MS12 in Nickel
Resoville Weeki Wachee Custom MS12 in Red Copper or Gold Brass
Spec: 12 Fret, Biscuit Bridge Single Cone, Brass Body Nickel-Plated, Rosewood fingerboard, Nato Wood Neck, Bone Nut, Maple and Ebony Bridge, Aluminium Alloy Resonator, With Case

ResoVille Weeki Wachee Engraved Model
ResoVille Weeki Wachee Engraved MS12E in Nickel
ResoVille Weeki Wachee Engraved Custom MS12E in Red Copper or Gold Brass
Spec: Body Engraving, 12 Fret, Biscuit Bridge Single Cone, Brass Body Nickel-Plated, Rosewood fingerboard, Nato Wood Neck, Bone Nut, Maple and Ebony Bridge, Aluminium Alloy Resonator, With Case

ResoVille Weeki Wachee Wood Model
ResoVille Weeki Wachee Wood WS12
Spec: 12 Fret, Biscuit Bridge Single Cone, Tiger skin maple body, F Hole, Rosewood Fingerboard, Nato Neck, Bone Nut, Maple and Ebony Bridge, Aluminium Alloy Resonator, With Case

RESOVILLE MANDOLIN
ResoVille Burlington Model
ResoVille Burlington MS12 in Nickel
ResoVille Burlington Custom MS12 in Red Copper or Gold Brass
Spec: 12 Fret, Plain Resonator Mandolin, Pearloid Headstock, Biscuit Bridge, With Case

David Wood’s involvement with ResoVille Guitars began when he founded it in 2014. ResoVille is wholly owned by David.

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