Opaque, shaded or stained finishes are a specialty of Blazer & Henkes. The intensity and delicacy of these finishes can only be achieved by using highly sophisticated, traditional finishing methods. Since all stains and colors are mixed by hand and on demand, a multitude of finishing and shading variations are available.
Here you can find a small selection. Additional sunburst and shaded finishes are available on special order.

Shaded tops in the early ‘30s Martin style, wood stain



Shaded tops in the mid ‘30s Martin style. Wood stain and colored lacquer

Early version with small center

Later version, large center

Two tone sunburst, wood stain and colored lacquer

Martin style

Kalamazoo style

Three tone sunburst, wood stain


Back, sides, and neck

Custom Shading


Iced Tea

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