Tasmanian Blackwood & Bunya Style 3

Vintage style Weissenborn with Australian tonewoods


Style 3 built to vintage specifications using modern Australian tonewoods. Bunya offers a brighter tone than the conventional Koa or Blackwood top, with strong mids and overall excellent projection and sustain. Stunning vintage style brass tuning machines and a deep brown Indian Rosewood bridge cap off this earthy guitar.

  • Back/Sides Figured Tasmanian Blackwood
  • Top Bunya Pine
  • Fretboard Tasmanian Blackwood
  • Binding Rope (top, fretboard)
  • Rosette Rope & Tasmanian Blackwood
  • Tuning Machines Relic'd Brass with Cream Knobs
  • Bridge East Indian Rosewood
  • Bridge Pins Synthetic Ivory

This guitar is sold, but send us a message below to discuss custom built guitars or alternative guitars in stock.

Standard Specifications

Scale Length 25" (635mm)
Body Depth 3" (76mm)
Width (lower bout) 15" (380mm)
Length 37.5" (952mm)
Tonewoods Solid, Quartersawn, Air Dried
Bracing Sitka Spruce X-Brace
Finish Satin lacquer
Strings 14-56 Phosphor Bronze
Bridge Pins Waverley Ivoroid
Tuning Machines Replica 1920s Waverley Style
Inlay Synthetic mother of pearl, stone
String Spacing 1.6" (40.5mm) Nut
2.5" (63.5mm) Satdle
Nut & Saddle Bone

Each guitar is individually handcrafted by Richard Wilson; some specifications can differ for aesthetic, tonal or structural reasons.

Custom variations available on request.

Audio & Video Samples

Jacob Raagaard performing on a Tasmanian Blackwood Style 3.

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Contact us to order this guitar or a custom variant. Payments are accepted via bank deposit (Australia), or PayPal.

Guitars that are in stock can generally be shipped as-is within 1-2 business days of receiving payment.

Flexible payment terms are avilable for most guitars.



Prices include global shipping. Shipping to most destinations takes approximately 2-4 weeks. Express shipping and insurance available on request.

Returns & Warranty

All stocked guitars are covered by a generous no-questions asked 7 day return policy. Contact us within seven days of receiving a guitar to arrange an exchange or full refund (less shipping costs).

Guitars are backed by a full warranty for satisfaction and peace of mind.


Weissenborn Accessories

Hardshell Case

Custom fit case to suit our guitars. Features padded neck support for the Weissenborn's unique hollowneck design.

Flat top design with PVC exterior and plush interior. Gold hardware with lockable latch (key included).

Also fits most vintage and replica Weissenborns.

Weissenborn pickups


We recommend the L.R. Baggs M1 Active. This soundhole mounted humbucker pickup perfectly captures the warmth and richness of Weissenborn guitars.

We also offer the K&K Pure Mini, an award-winning bridge plate transducer.

Other pickups available on request.

Weissenborn Capo

Strings, Slides & Capos

John Pearse and Weissenborns.com strings that can be utilised for a variety of tunings including Open D, E and G.

Shubb-Pearse and Weissenborns.com slides in a variety of styles and weightings.

Charlie's Slide Pro Capo, the finest capo on the market for Weissenborns and other lap steel guitars.

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These guitars are in stock and available for immediate delivery worldwide.

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