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Koa or Blackwood Weissenborns?

March 01, 2018

Koa is the choice of tonewood for Weissenborn traditionalists, but Australian Blackwood (aka Tasmanian Blackwood, Black Acacia) is a vibrant, modern choice that more and more players are turning to. Koa, Acacia koa is a native Hawaiian species that is synonymous with ukuleles, Weissenborn guitars and the Hawaiian music craze that exploded in the early 20th century. It's known for its wild, rich grain patterns and figuring/curl that at its most spectacular is unbeaten by virtually any other tonewood. Australian Blackwood, Acacia melanoxylon, is a native Australian species that grows along much of the east coast, though the best tonewood comes from the temperate forests of Tasmania, giving it the common name Tasmanian Blackwood. It is visually and tonally quite similar to Koa,... Continue Reading →

Weissenborn Cover - Danny Boy (John Wilde)

May 24, 2017

 John Wilde performs the traditional piece Danny Boy on a Weissenborn guitar. Know any great Weissenborn guitar covers? Let us know and we'll help spread the love. Continue Reading →