One of the most prized tonewoods in the guitar world and also the traditional timber of choice for Hermann Weissenborn's instruments, there is perhaps no timber that captures the stunning look and tone of a Weissenborn than Koa. A protected species in its native Hawaii, Koa is an increasingly rare tonewood. The guitars we stock are crafted from salvaged and naturally fallen Koa trees.
Style 3 built to vintage specifications from highly figured Hawaiian Koa. Top/Back/Sides Figured Koa Fretboard Koa Binding Rope (top, fretboard) Rosette Rope Tuning Machines Nickel with Cream Knobs Bridge African Ebony Bridge Pins Synthetic Ivory
Style 3 built to vintage specifications using stunning light Koa from the slopes of Mauna Kea in Hawaii. Top/Back/Sides Hawaiian Koa Fretboard Hawaiian Koa Binding Rope (top, fretboard) Rosette Rope Tuning Machines Nickel with Cream Knobs Bridge African...