Archtop Bridge with Bone Saddle

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Give your archtop guitar a new voice with this innovative machined rosewood bridge.

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Archtop Bridge with Bone Saddle

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Give your archtop guitar a new voice with this innovative machined rosewood bridge.

The lightweight inlaid solid bone saddle brightens the tone and resists string wear. The arched saddle is compensated for a wound G string. Posts and knurled thumbscrews are nickel-plated.

Saddle radius       13"       (330.20mm)
String spreads can be notched from       2-1/16" to 2-21/64"       (52.39mm to 59.13mm)
Center height is adjustable from       57/64" to 1-7/64"       (22.62mm to 28.18mm)

Get the best tone and volume! See our Archtop Bridge Fitting Jig.

Positioning the bridge
Find bridge placement for any scale with our free online tool fret position calculator.


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Archtop Bridge with Bone Saddle

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Excellent Quality

By Phil H. from Rutland, VT
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, April 24, 2013


Used this as a replacement bridge for a 1940's Kay Archtop. Worked beautifully, only having to file down the bottom of the saddle to lower the action. Thanks, Stewmac!

Archtop Bridge with Bone Saddle

By C L Carbaugh from Greencastle, PA
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, November 30, 2011


Purchased to finish off a rebuild of a vintage archtop guitar from the ground up. Body, Neck, Tuners, etc. Although this is a little more than a adjustable bridge on archtops of the 50's and 60's, it does the job and gives the clearance required.

Great for archtops

By Jeff S. from Omaha, NE
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, May 11, 2011


I have used this on 3 guitar restorations with good results--a Kay, a Silvertone and a Harmony. It brings a nice warm and woody sound to these guitars.

I have had to file down the saddle and bottom of the adjustable bridge piece to compensate for high action on these old guitars. I would suggest offering a similar bridge with a height adjustable from 1/2-1" for old guitars with neck issues.

Nice affordable , adjustable bridge

By Alfaredsilver from The Netherlands
(Customer's Reviews) Tuesday, February 22, 2011


Used it on an old Symphonie guitar.

Sanded the bottom flat to fit the guitar so it became smaller ,sanded also the top unit flat so the adjustable thumbscrews weren't needed anymore.

There was a piece of paper under the bone saddle, I took that off

archtop bone bridge

By Barry Branco from Danville CA
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, February 11, 2011


If you are building an archtop Acoustic and want power and tone you must use this bridge, I have used it now on 2 guitars and won't use anything else.

Nice bridge, I'm using it, but. . .

By Greg from Columbia, SC
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, August 07, 2010


. . .when my luthier went to install it on my guitar, he noticed that there were two plastic shims under the bone saddle part! Don't know if this is usual for this item, but to me that seems "tone-robbing." Anyhow, he removed them, but we were surprised to see this.



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