There is a certain luminescent quality in Spanish Cedar that I am trying to capture here (along with the wonderous full-access neck heel). It reminds me of opal:
2012 Custom Archtop Acoustic #085
Top: Claro Walnut
Body: Spanish Cedar
Back: Honduran Mahogany
Neck: Spanish Cedar
Fingerboard: Macassar Ebony
Headstock veneer: Macassar Ebony
Bridge/Tailpiece: Macassar Ebony
Knobs: Macassar Ebony
Scale Length: 25.5"
Fretboard radius: 12"
Nut Width: 1-3/4"
Neck carve: Round back archtop style
Pickups: Kent Armstrong floating jazz pickup
Electronics: Magnetic Volume and Tone
Piezo: K&K Systems under bridge
Outputs: Separate Magnetic and Piezo output jacks
Side dots: Pearl
Tuning Keys: Waverly with ebony knobs
Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer