Electric Lap Steel
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Electric Lap Steel
Until now these electric guitars have been built in limited runs and only available as custom ordered instruments. It's a joy to finally be able to release one of these guitars for purchase without the customary 6+ month wait.
– Richard Wilson
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Model: Lap Steel
Features & HardwareTuning Machines: Nickel ‘Waverly’ style
Trim & BindingTop Binding: Maple and Pau Ferro Rope Marquetry
TonewoodsFretboard: Tasmanian Blackwood
MeasurementsScale Length: 635mm (25")*
Overall Length: 950 mm (37")*
Body Depth: 78mm (3")*
Upper Bout: 260mm (10 1/4")*
Lower Bout: 390mm (15 1/4")*
Soundhole Diameter: 97mm (3 13/16")*
String Spacing (Nut): 42mm (1 5/8")*
String Spacing (Saddle): 64mm (2 1/2")*
Weight: 1.5kg (3.3lbs)*
DetailsFinish: Satin Lacquer
Strings: 14-56 Phosphor Bronze
*Standard specification. May differ due to slight variations with individually handcrafted instruments.
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Every component is cut, carved, sanded and assembled in a state-of-the-art boutique workshop in Brisbane, Australia. All with the singular purpose of bringing to life the authentic Weissenborn aesthetics into the modern world.
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Up to 60 individual components, 800 individual segments of wood, and 1000s of individual steps per guitar, are handled personally by master luthier, Richard Wilson.
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