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
2160 USD, 1780 EUR, 1530 GBP
Hawaiian Koa from 3800 AUD
2930 USD, 2420 EUR, 2080 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

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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Style 1 Guitars Currently available

Hawaiian Koa Style 1 Weissenborn Guitar Weissenborn Lap Steel Slide Guitar by master Luthier Richard Wilson

Hawaiian Koa Style 1 Weissenborn Guitar
RW 2115-304

4400 AUD
3390 USD, 2800 EUR, 2410 GBP
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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
2930 USD, 2420 EUR, 2080 GBP
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Style 3 Weissenborn Lap Steel Slide Guitar by master Luthier Richard Wilson

Style 3

From 4000 AUD
3090 USD, 2550 EUR, 2190 GBP
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Style 4 Weissenborn Lap Steel Slide Guitar by master Luthier Richard Wilson

Style 4

From 4500 AUD
3470 USD, 2860 EUR, 2460 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.


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.

Included with all new guitars.

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.