Teardrop Weissenborn - All Solid Maple & Sitka Spruce

The unique teardrop shape gives this guitar a rich, loud tone that feels more cutting and immediate that the traditional warm and mellow beauty of traditional hourglass-shaped Weissenborn guitars. Handmade by Richard Wilson in Brisbane, Australia, these guitar contrasts the Australian native species Queensland Maple and Alaska-sourced Sitka Spruce with the natural black of African Ebony for its fretboard and bridge.
  • Solid Queensland Maple back/sides
  • Solid Sitka Spruce soundboard
  • African Ebony fretboard with pearloid inlay
  • African Ebony bridge with Tintul bridge pins
  • 2x Soundhole rings.
  • Chrome Gotoh tuners

Handmade in Australia by luthier Richard Wilson.

These are standard features and specifications on Richard Wilson Guitars. May vary from instrument to instrument.

Handcrafted in Brisbane, Australia by Richard Wilson

Tonewoods Solid, Quartersawn, Naturally Conditioned
Scale Length 25" (635mm)
String Spread (nut) 1.75" (45mm)
String Spread (saddle) 2.5" (63mm)
Depth (tail end) 3" (76mm)
Internal Bracing Hand carved and voiced Sitka Spruce
Headstock Mahogany
Nut & Saddle Material Genuine Bone
Finish Satin Lacquer
Standard Tuning DADF#AD

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Hear Richard Wilson Guitars:

Richard Wilson Guitars in Brisbane, Australia builds some of the finest Weissenborn guitars today. The following clip is an unedited, professionally recorded example of a Richard Wilson Weissenborn.


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