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Washburn Guitars announces the release of five new solid wood acoustics, the Timbercraft Series. These guitars premiered at this winter's NAMM show in Anaheim, CA. The five models; D52SW, D52SWCE, D56SW, D56SWCE and the F52SWCE have solid spruce tops with solid wood backs and sides, as well as one piece mahogany necks. The series has a retail price tag that is between $999.90 and $1,349,90.
The D52SW is completed with a solid spruce top, solid mahogany back and sides and maple binding on the body. The one piece mahogany neck contains stylized, diamond mother-of-pearl inlays, a rosewood fret board and maple binding. The guitar is equipped with Grover 18:1 tuners and a very attractive Abalone rosette. The D52SW retails at $999 and is also available as an acoustic electric, consisting of B-band electronics and an added cutaway. This D52SWCE retails for $1299.90. The D56SW and D56SWCE are solid Rosewood versions of the D52SW and D52SWCE.
For the more articulate, finger-styled players, Washburn will premier the F52SWCE. This guitar features a folk style cutaway body, B-band electronics, a solid spruce top, as well as solid mahogany back and sides. The one-piece mahogany neck features mother-of-pearl stylized diamond inlays on a rosewood fret board. The F52SWCE retails for $1,279.90.
For more information, visit their web site at www.washburn.com