Weissenborn acoustic slide guitar

Weissenborn Acoustic Slide guitar

The instrument described here below is an Acoustic Slide guitar. It is inspired by the Weissenborn model 01.

This instrument is ideal for blues, country and traditional music, but also for folk songwriters.


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The sound is deep and elegant, in the spirit of the Weissenborn tradition.

The sustain is guaranteed by means of an acoustic empty-body construction technique. The internal barrage is studied for maximum sound projection.



Model Name:   Weissenborn

Color:    Natural, oil finished



Body Material:       Honduras Mahogany

Body Finish:       Oil-finished

Body Shape:      Inspired by the Weissenborn 01 model




Neck Shape:      Square, empty neck for maximus resonance

Scale Length:    24.75″ = 628 mm.

Fingerboard:     Honduras Mahogany, with white tone-separator bone inlays

Fingerboard Radius:       Flat

Number of Frets:            18

Fret Size:             n.a.: The fingerboard has white tone-separator made of bone inlays

String Nut:          Bone

Nut Width:      47 mm.

Position Inlays:        In the fretboard, moved to the right edge for maximum visibility when played with the tone bar

Truss Rod Nut:       None, it has a square empty acoustic neck


Weissenborn acoustic slide guitar



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Contact Pickup:                This instrument has a LR Baggs iBeam Acoustic Guitar Bridgeplate Pickup.

The microphone is glued underneath the bridge. It gives back the flavor of the natural original acoustic sound.

The microphone does not influence the voice of the instrument when plugged, according with the philosophy of the bonzomusic instruments.

Controls:             One wheel master volume, hidden and accessible from the rosette.



Bridge:                 Rosewood

Tuning Machines:           Golden Age 3+3

Hardware Finish:             Cream

Control Knob:   One wheel master volume located inside the rosette




Strings:                Asher Electro Hawaiian Lap Steel Strings: .015-.058 Gauges, also available with other gauges and string brands according to the musician’s requests.

Unique Features:            Unique model


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