Washburn guitars are one of the oldest stringed musical instrument manufacturers in the United States and it’s easy to understand why. They have rich history of crafting fine acoustic guitars used by professional guitarists, students and everyone in-between for over 125 years. Their classic designs, excellent construction and unbeatable sound mean you can’t go wrong with a Washburn. Established in 1883 in Chicago, Illinois, Washburn has become known as a leader in acoustic guitars. They produced the first dreadnought sized guitar in 1912, quickly gaining momentum and solidifying their spot as the top acoustic manufacturer in the market. When MTV started the Unplugged series in the 1990’s, nearly every episode featured Washburn acoustic guitars. Washburn is also known for collaborating with musicians to create and endorse signature series acoustic guitars, including Warren Hayes of the Allman Brothers and Extreme guitarist Nuno Bettencourt.
Washburn specializes in high-quality dreadnoughts like the WD100DL Mahogany Acoustic guitar. Suitable for practice, teaching or stage performance, this guitar has steel strings for better fretwork and finger picking, a mahogany body for that full, rich tone you expect to hear in an acoustic, and a well-balanced low and high end. These types of guitars are designed to please anyone, beginner or more advanced. Perhaps you’re looking for something a bit smaller with a distinctive, rustic design? The Washburn R314KK Parlor acoustic guitar is compact, lightweight with a pleasing vintage feel sure to appeal to any traditionalist. With the streamlined benefits of modern technology and the appeal of an era gone by, these types of acoustic guitars embrace the best of both worlds.
Washburn prides themselves on using premium woods and material for their instruments and offering outstanding value to their customers. If you’re looking for the rich and unmistakable tones only an acoustic guitar can provide, a Washburn is an excellent choice.