Tasmaian Blackwood "Style 1.5"

Beautiful Tasmanian Blackwood featuring a subtle maple trim binding

Price AUD$3200
USD$2110, EUR€1930, GBP£1640

This Style 1 inspired Weissenborn features a matching Tasmanian Blackwood binding on the top edge with a subtle maple purfling.

The earthy aesthetics of this guitar include an African Mahogany bridge that allows the wild grain patterns of the Tasmanian Blackwood top take all the attention.

  • Top/Back/Sides Tasmanian Blackwood
  • Fretboard Tasmanian Blackwood
  • Binding Tasmanian Blackwood & Maple (top)
  • Rosette Maple Rings
  • Tuning Machines Nickel with Cream Knobs
  • Bridge African Mahogany
  • Bridge Pins Synthetic Ivory

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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Ordering

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.

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Shipping

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.

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Weissenborn Accessories

Weissenborn guitar case

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. Vintage brass hardware.

Weissenborn guitar pickup

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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