"PORTLAND" CUSTOM SEMI-HOLLOW BODY GUITAR
DETAILS AND PHOTOS
The Portland is our semi-hollow body electric guitar. The design has been pondered and refined for a couple years. The Portland shown on this page has a Mahogany body with a flamed Redwood top. The bound fingerboard and binding is Macassar Ebony. Standard on the Portland are custom "Koi" F holes.
The pickup rings are made of Macassar Ebony to match the fingerboard and binding.
Honduran Mahogany side and back of the Russell Portland, showing custom carved
asymmetrical neck joint and tummy and leg contours.
View of the Mahogany back of the Russell Portland, showing ergonomic contours and unique neck joint. The heel cap is made of Macassar Ebony to match the Macassar fingerboard and binding.
View of the Macassar Ebony fingerboard with small abalone slotted square fret markers.
This Portland headstock is bound with Macassar Ebony to match the body binding and has Waverly tuners with Ebony buttons. The truss rod cover is flamed Redwood to match the soundboard.
Portland view showing controls and one of the F-holes (we call Koi holes).