The Wee Lowden is testament to Lowden's ability to make classic sounding acoustic guitars, but also to keep up with the needs of the modern guitarist. More and more guitarists are favouring the convenient size and intimate feel of smaller-bodied acoustic guitars, so Northern Irish luthier George Lowden has responded by designing the Wee Lowden: a small guitar with a big voice.
The top or soundboard is made from Red Cedar, a choice wood for Lowden ensuring complete tonal structure and resonance. The back and sides are made of Solid East Indian rosewood, which gives the guitar a bright, sustaining resonance characteristic of a much larger guitar.
Here's what the man himself has to say about them: "I have been dreaming about designing a truly ‘small’ guitar for quite a while - but as usual I wanted the sound to be anything but small! The final design focused on voicing the bracing and soundbox geometry so that the voice was even and smooth without the ‘boxiness’ sometimes overly evident in small guitars. Thus the Wee Lowden was born!"
BACK AND SIDES Indian Rosewood
ROSETTE Rosewood, Sycamore, Mahogany
BINDING Figured Mahogany
PURFLING Sycamore, Walnut, Rosewood and Mahogany
TUNERS Gotoh SG381 Gold with Ebony buttons
NECK 5 piece Mahogany/Rosewood
FINGERBOARD Ebony with Ebony Bindings
Acoustic Centre offers free Australia-wide shipping on all accessory orders (excluding bulky items including amplifiers and cases) over $50, and free courier shipping with tracking on all instruments and amplifiers over $599, and cases over $299. We also offer Express shipping options at checkout.
Occasionally due to issues with delivering to remote or unusual destinations, we aren't able to offer free postage. We reserve the right to retract the offer if freight costs exceed 15% of your purchase. We will always notify you if there is an issue and offer a full refund or arrange alternative delivery options.
All strings and accessories will be shipped with tracking via courier or Australia Post. Other items including guitars and amplification equipment will be shipped using our courier service providers, with a tracking number and signature on delivery.
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