Fender Custom Shop Artisan Thinline Koa Stratocaster
Model number: 923-5000-489
Get the Fender Custom Shop Artisan Thinline Koa Stratocaster in your hands, and you’ll discover that it offers definitive Strat tone and feel with incredible depth and dimension. On top of its museum-quality looks, the Artisan Thinline Koa Stratocaster combines a ’63 “C” neck profile with a modern 9.5″–12″ compound-radius fretboard for eminent playability. Three hand-wound Custom Shop ’60/’63 single-coil pickups sound incredibly open and alive. While it may be constructed from top-shelf AAAA-grade koa, roasted okoume, AAA bird’s-eye maple, and appointments fit for royalty, the Fender Custom Shop Artisan Thinline Koa Stratocaster deserves to be played daily.
Inspired by Masterbuilt instruments created for the 2013 Tokyo Guitar Show, Artisan series guitars are limited-edition, team-built instruments that showcase exceptional tonewoods with distinctive figuring. For exceptional tone, looks, and playability, the Fender Custom Shop went all out on these handcrafted beauties with hand-rubbed stains and premium appointments. Due to the unique grain pattern of its breathtaking koa top, this Fender Custom Shop Artisan Thinline Koa Stratocaster is a one-of-a-kind electric guitar.