Style 1

Simple, natural beauty. Handcrafted from premium solid tonewoods.

Simple rings surrounding the soundhole and natural edges for a minimal Weissenborn that is all about the tonewoods.

Tasmanian Blackwood from 2800 AUD
2040 USD, 1740 EUR, 1490 GBP
Hawaiian Koa from 3800 AUD
2770 USD, 2360 EUR, 2010 GBP

Includes hardshell case and worldwide shipping.
Customisations and alternative tonewoods available on request.

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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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Standard Specifications

Tonewoods Solid, Quartersawn, Air Dried
Construction Three-piece with neck-through body
Tone Chambers 70+ "honeycomb" body chambers
Scale Length 25" (635mm)
Length 36" (920mm)
Pickups Seymour Duncan '59 Humbuckers
(other options available)
Controls CTS Volume & Tone
Orange capacitor
Switchcraft 3-way toggle switch
Top Highly Figured Tasmanian Blackwood or Hawaiian Koa
Bridge Weissenborn-style or Schroeder TL
String Spacing 1.6" (40.5mm) Nut
2.125" (54mm) Satdle
Tuning Machines Replica 1920s Waverley Style
Inlay Synthetic mother of pearl, stone
Finish Satin lacquer

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

Left-handed, short scale and custom variations available on request.

The range

Browse the core range of Weissenborn guitars or contact us to discuss custom builds.

Style 2 Weissenborn Lap Steel Slide Guitar by master Luthier Richard Wilson

Style 2

From 3800 AUD
2770 USD, 2360 EUR, 2010 GBP
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Style 3 Weissenborn Lap Steel Slide Guitar by master Luthier Richard Wilson

Style 3

From 4000 AUD
2910 USD, 2480 EUR, 2120 GBP
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Style 4 Weissenborn Lap Steel Slide Guitar by master Luthier Richard Wilson

Style 4

From 4500 AUD
3270 USD, 2790 EUR, 2380 GBP
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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.


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.