Weissenborn Binding Styles

Richard Wilson Guitars offers a range of different trim and binding styles,recreating vintage looks and offering modern concepts.

Model I

Model I features no binding. This low-key style allows the natural beauty of the tonewoods speak for itself.

Model II

Model II is available with standard black, white and cream bindings.

Model III & IV

An almost limitless number of wooden binding styles is available on our Model III and IV Weissenborns.

Rope Binding

Alternating Maple and East Indian Rosewood, this bold vontage style binding is one of the hallmarks of Weissenborn guitars.

Maple/B&W Binding

Elegant and simple, Maple combined with B&W purfling offers a neat, subtle appearance.

Coral Snake Purfling

So named for its resemblance to striking (and deadly) coral snake, this is one of the many styles of marquetry that can be inlayed as a purfling in conjunction with a matching rosette design.

Black & White/Wood Purfling

A unique style of natural marquetry that can be inlayed as a purfling in conjunction with a matching rosette design.

Herringbone Purfling

A classic, bold purfling.

Blackwood / Koa Binding

Blackwood or Koa paired with a matching or contrasting tonewood.

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