Style 3

Elegant rope binding. Handcrafted from premium solid tonewoods.

Stunning rope binding on top edge and fretboard, with a matching rope soundhole rosette.

Handcrafted from solid, premium grade and naturally aged tonewoods.

Tasmanian Blackwood from AUD$3700
USD$2600, EUR€2240, GBP£2040
Hawaiian Koa From AUD$4700
USD$3310, EUR€2840, GBP£2600

Includes hardshell case and worldwide shipping.
Other tonewoods available on request.

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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Style 3 Guitars Currently available

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

Style 2 Weissenborn Guitar
RW 2025-274

AUD$3200
USD$2250, EUR€1940, GBP£1770
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Style 1 Weissenborn Guitar Weissenborn Lap Steel Slide Guitar by master Luthier Richard Wilson

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RW 2028-277

AUD$2700
USD$1900, EUR€1640, GBP£1490
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RW 2020-269

AUD$3200
USD$2250, EUR€1940, GBP£1770
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Style 4 Weissenborn Guitar Weissenborn Lap Steel Slide Guitar by master Luthier Richard Wilson

Style 4 Weissenborn Guitar
RW 2019-268

AUD$4750
USD$3340, EUR€2870, GBP£2620
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Style 4 Weissenborn Guitar Weissenborn Lap Steel Slide Guitar by master Luthier Richard Wilson

Style 4 Weissenborn Guitar
RW 2018-267

AUD$4900
USD$3450, EUR€2970, GBP£2710
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Style 4 Weissenborn Guitar Weissenborn Lap Steel Slide Guitar by master Luthier Richard Wilson

Style 4 Weissenborn Guitar
RW 2014-263

AUD$5000
USD$3520, EUR€3030, GBP£2760
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Hawaiian Koa Style 4 Weissenborn Guitar Weissenborn Lap Steel Slide Guitar by master Luthier Richard Wilson

Hawaiian Koa Style 4 Weissenborn Guitar
RW 2001-250

AUD$7500
USD$5280, EUR€4540, GBP£4140
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Ordering

Order stocked guitars directly from our website or contact us to order this guitar or a custom variant. Payments are accepted via bank deposit (Australia), or PayPal.

Allow 1-2 business days for setup, packaging and shipping.

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Shipping

Free shipping anywhere in the world is included with all guitars. 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.

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.

The range

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

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

Style 1

From AUD$2700
USD$1900, EUR€1640, GBP£1490
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Style 2 Weissenborn Lap Steel Slide Guitar by master Luthier Richard Wilson

Style 2

From AUD$3200
USD$2250, EUR€1940, GBP£1770
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Style 4 Weissenborn Lap Steel Slide Guitar by master Luthier Richard Wilson

Style 4

From AUD$4200
USD$2960, EUR€2540, GBP£2320
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