Advice for Beginners

A rough guide to making your playing, writing and recording on a Weissenborn sound better. By Aron Radford​ Advice and beginners tips from yours truly (Aron Radford @ about playing, songwriting and recording on a Weissenborn. I’m no teacher and I’ve never studied music in any way (including lessons) and I’m not saying this is the

The Facts About Koa

Koa is arguably most spectacular hardwood in the world! there is no other wood possessing the level of chatoyancy as koa wood does. Chatoyant means “varying in colour when seen in different lights or from different angles”. The main problem with koa in today’s world and market place is that it only grows on one set of islands in the world, Hawaii!, and then only well on one

Style Wise: Comparison

Do you know the differences between a style 1 and a style 3? or a style 2 from a style 4? It can be confusing to a Weissenborn newbie. So let us briefly explain in lay mans terms the differences between these “styles” of Weissenborns Just so we are clear this isn’t a definitive description or

Pickup Guide

So lets start this article off by saying “there are no Weissenborn specific pickups on the market right now”, they are all designed for conventional six string acoustic guitars. This is never more evident than when you notice the spacing of the magnetic poles on some pickups which are spaced for narrower six string instruments

Buying Your 1st Weissenborn

“Buying Your First Weissenborn” ​Written By Aron Radford    Buying your first weissenborn can be a little bit of a minefield for someone who has no idea what to consider when deciding to purchase their first hollow neck Weissenborn style guitar. I have over the years had numerous conversations about this subject with newcomers to the

“On Track” with Roberto Diana

“On Track” with Roberto Diana Sardinian guitarist Roberto Diana is a very talented writer, instrumentalist and Independent Music Award nominee in his home country Italy. His debut album “Raighes Vol 1” Is a superb collection of acoustic guitar songs that are instantly memorable and beautifully arranged, just one listen to “If You Are Happy” and you will

Bill Hardin Luthier Feature

(Article written and donated by Andy Volk all copyrights applicable) Bear Creek Guitars Bill Hardin Bill Hardin is a man who’s reputation as a Weissenborn luthier is almost unrivalled in the modern age. Ever since I first saw, heard and played a weissenborn I was aware that Bill Hardin at Bear Creek Guitars was regarded amongst

​”On Track” With Tavana

​ “On Track” With Tavana Hi, thanks for talking to us today Tavana. Matthew Nigro over at Iseman Guitars said I should get in contact about a feature and when I heard the track “Tumble Down” I thought it was the perfect moment to hook up with you. I am presuming from your social media