RW 2040-289

Style 3 Weissenborn Guitar

Deep honey-red Tasmanian Blackwood

Style 3 featuring beautiful honey-red Tasmanian Blackwood with faint sapwood highlights on the edges of the lower bout. Light figuring throughout gives this guitar a gentle shimmering appearance.

4200 AUD
3220 USD, 2670 EUR, 2360 GBP
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Notes from the luthier

My 40th and final guitar completed in 2020. What a year... and what a stunning guitar to finish it on!

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Features & Specs

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Testimonials & Artists

"Richard Wilson is making next level Weissenborn style guitars."

Ben Harper

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"I'm completely blown away by the incredibly clear overtones and the sustain is unlike anything else..."

Jacob Raagaard

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"I love the complex mids of the guitar."

Brendon Love (The Teskey Brothers)

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Jacob Raagaard performing on a Tasmanian Blackwood Style 3.

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Unique Features

Features unique to #2040-289.

Top/Back/SidesTasmanian Blackwood
FretboardTasmanian Blackwood
BindingRope (top, fretboard)
RosetteRope
Tuning MachinesNickel
BridgeWest African Ebony
Bridge PinsSynthetic Ivory

Standard Specifications

Specifications may differ for aesthetic, tonal or structural reasons.

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
Case Hardshell Plywood
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

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Ordering

Guitars in stock can be ordered directly from our website. Alternatively contact us to place a custom or stocked guitar order. PayPal and all major credit cards are accepted.

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Free Shipping

Free shipping anywhere in the world is included with all guitars. Shipping to most destinations takes approximately 2-4 weeks. Express shipping or courier delivery available on request.

Returns & Warranty

All stocked guitars are covered by a no-questions asked 7 day return policy.

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

Pickup Installation

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

Premium strings that can be utilised for a variety of tunings including Open D, E and G.

Slides and tonebars 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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