John Cruz Custom Guitars

Crossville TL

Few people have built more “S”- and “T”-Style guitars than John Cruz. Over the past 40 years, he has mastered what makes them some of the most popular musical instruments on Earth. More importantly, he has created ways to get around their inherent limitations. John Cruz builds two models incorporating the best of all worlds. Options include body wood, fretboard, headstock finish, body and neck finish, and condition.


Body Alder, Mahogany, Swamp Ash
Neck Large “C”-Shape Quartersawn Maple
Fretboard 12"-Radius Maple Cap, Rosewood
Frets 21, 6100 Jumbo without Tangs
Headstock Finish Clear Tint, Match Finish
Nut Graph Tech 1 11/16" (42.86 mm)
Tuners Gotoh Staggered SD91 Tuners
Scale Length 25.5" (647.7 mm)
Bridge Gotoh Ti-TC1S with Titanium Compensated Saddles
Pickups John Cruz Custom Designed
Switching Three-Way Switch
Controls Dunlop Volume and Tone Potentiometers
Strings D'Addario NYXL .10 - .46
Case/Gig Bag JCCG Custom Hard-Shell Case