- Top: Solid Koa
- Back and Sides: Solid Koa
- Neck: Mahogany
- Fingerboard: African Blackwood
- Made in Portugal
APC Musical Instruments is a company founded in 1976 to serve the construction of musical string instruments , which currently has about 45 artisans / employees . The company was founded officially on July 1st 1976 by Antonio Pinto Carvalho himself , descendant of the famous school of guitar players of Porto of XIX century , craftsman " Luthier " . Is managing partner and founder of APC , having learned the art from his grandfather since 1961 . After his military service , returning to its participation in the war overseas , had need to professionalize and begin designing his future and that of his family , to devote himself primarily to the construction of string instruments . His whole family works in the company being made by his wife and their two children, that are equal partners too.