• TW45 ASE

    UK SSP £849.00
    SHAPE Super Folk
    TOP Solid Cedar
    BACK Solid Mahogany
    SIDES Solid Mahogany
    FINGERBOARD Laurel
    BRIDGE Walnut
    STRINGS Elixir Nanoweb 12-53
    ELECTRONICS Fishman Presys+
    FINISH Vintage Amber Satin
    HARDCASE TW ABS Hardcase
    Full Specification TW45ASE
    Tanglewood’s Sundance Performance Pro Series is the culmination of decades of guitar building expertise and research. Swedish master luthier Michael Sanden has designed Tanglewood’s new flagship models, boasting all solid wood combinations and sumptuous features on some of the most popular and iconic acoustic body shapes in guitar history. The Sundance Performance Pro TW45 ASE model is an elegant Super Folk Cutaway Electro with onboard Fishman Electronics for optimum stage performance. It features a hand selected premium AAA grade solid Cedar top, paired with genuine Solid Mahogany back and sides. The TW45 ASE is flexible enough due to its sizing to be comfortable to both male and female players, an exceptional guitar for the professional player. Michael Sanden, one of Europe’s most respected luthiers, created a special quarter sawn spruce bracing in a tapered style, using a combination of X bracing and fan bracing. This arrangement gives a superior flexibility and tonality from the AAA grade solid cedar top, creating a more stable top than typical bracing. The uniformity of tone and long sustain are testament to Michaels bracing system. Cedar was chosen for the soundboard on this model by Michael Sanden as Cedar has a much warmer sound, and takes less time to reach its full tonal potential. As a result Cedar is a popular choice with finger style players. Cedar-topped guitars are characteristically lush, dark-toned, and bursting with flavour. The mahogany used for the back and sides density can add great ‘punch’ and projection, adding warmth, but with definition, and a ‘woody’ character. Mahogany traditionally is a solid wood, with a sombre finish, and close grain. The combination of cedar and mahogany is a popular choice as it creates a tone that is very balanced, but versatile, lending itself very well to most musical styles. Besides serving to form the enclosure of the soundbox, the back and sides of the guitar also act as a sympathetic resonator whose oscillations contribute greatly to the harmonic mix. Mahogany is used for the neck in this model as it gives the guitar excellent strength lengthwise. The neck is constructed with a traditional dove tail join. They are C-shaped in a smooth comfortable oval profile that works well for most playing styles. The chrome Grover buttons were chosen as Grover are recognised worldwide as industry leaders for high-quality machine heads. Elixir Nanoweb Phosphor Bronze 12-53 Light E16052 Acoustic Guitar Strings were selected for the Sundance Performance Pro range. Phosphor bronze strings offer the most sensitive, expressive tone that brings out the very best in guitars—virtually taking them to a higher level of play. However, that tone can be short-lived. Elixir Strings has solved this classic conundrum by applying an ultra-thin layer of NANOWEB Coating to protect the string’s windings hence preserving the coveted phosphor bronze tone. Many players prefer the rich, textured tone of phosphor bronze strings. These Elixir Strings capture the sweet spot of that unique phosphor bronze tone and extend it 3-5x longer than conventional strings. For the electronics on the Sundance Performance Pro series we selected the Fishman Presys+. The Presys+ onboard preamp system is designed to offer maximum control, performance and quality in a small, unobtrusive format. The compact sophisticated Presys+ system features Volume, Bass, Mid and Treble controls, a Phase switch, and a built-in tuner with LED display. The guitar is finished in an ultra-thin, vintage amber, polyurethane satin finish, which gives it a sleek, high-class look and feel.
    Nut Width 43mm
    Width 14th Fret 54mm
    Saddle Width 72mm
    Scale Length 650mm
    Neck Thickness 1F 19.8mm
    Neck Thickness 9F 22.5mm
    Upper Bout Width 274mm
    Lower Bout Width 377mm
    Waist Width 228mm
    Body Depth (Neck) 95mm
    Body Depth (End) 101mm
    Body Length 480mm
    Overall Length 1021mm
  • TW40 O AN E LH

    UK SSP £829.00
    SHAPE Left Handed Orchestra
    TOP Solid Spruce
    BACK Mahogany
    SIDES Mahogany
    FINGERBOARD Laurel
    BRIDGE Walnut
    STRINGS Elixir Nanoweb 12-53
    ELECTRONICS Fishman Sonitone
    FINISH Natural Gloss
    HARDCASE TW ABS Hardcase
    Full Specification TW40OANELH
    Carefully designed to offer an authentic tone and character by master luthier Michael Sanden, the influence of Michael on the sound of these wonderful guitars is very evident. Just three body styles are needed to meet any players requirement... Folk, Dreadnought and Slope Shoulder, all fitted with Fishman Sonitone electronics onboard. The solid Spruce tops are tuned, braced, and aged to produce optimum performance and their understated looks are certainly deceiving, the minute you strum a chord and hear how great they sound you’ll find a Historic guitar very difficult to put back down.
    Nut Width 44.5mm
    Width 14th Fret 57.5mm
    Scale Length 650mm
    Neck Thickness 1F 22.4mm
    Neck Thickness 10F 24.9mm
    Upper Bout Width 292mm
    Lower Bout Width 382mm
    Waist Width 241mm
    Body Depth (Neck) 92mm
    Body Depth (End) 104mm
    Body Length 479mm
    Overall Length 1018mm
  • TW15 AS

    UK SSP £749.00
    SHAPE Dreadnought
    TOP Solid Spruce
    BACK Solid Mahogany
    SIDES Solid Mahogany
    FINGERBOARD Laurel
    BRIDGE Walnut
    STRINGS Elixir Nanoweb 12-53
    ELECTRONICS None
    FINISH Natural Satin
    HARDCASE TW ABS Hardcase
    Full Specification TW15AS
    Tanglewood’s Sundance Performance Pro Series is the culmination of decades of guitar building expertise and research. Swedish master luthier Michael Sanden has designed Tanglewood’s new flagship models, boasting all solid wood combinations and sumptuous features on some of the most popular and iconic acoustic body shapes in guitar history. The All Solid Wood Sundance Performance Pro TW15 AS model is a bold, workhorse Dreadnought bodied guitar. The Dreadnought shape strikes the most even balance between volume, size and ease of playing. It features a hand selected premium AAA grade solid Spruce top, paired with genuine Solid Mahogany back and sides. An outstanding guitar for the professional player. Designed by "hall of fame" Scandinavian luthier Michael Sanden, the guitar features traditional quarter sawn spruce bracing in a tapered style, using a combination of X bracing and fan bracing. This arrangement recovers an outstanding flexibility and tonality from the AAA grade solid spruce top, creating a much more stable top than standard bracing. The evenness of tone and ringing bell harmonics are testament to Michaels bracing system for sure. The spruce was hand selected by Michael Sanden as it has a tone that makes it a very good ‘all-rounder’. Spruce top guitars have a wonderful blooming tone, with bell-like trebles and basses that are low and full but tend more toward the mid range. Sweet, and smooth, but not outrageously bright, yet with enough warmth such that it doesn’t sound thin. You will get an incredible variety of tones and timbres from a spruce top guitar. The solid mahogany used for the back and sides is a dense wood, with a dark finish, and close grain. The mahogany’s density can add great ‘punch’ and projection, adding warmth, but with definition, and a ‘woody’ character. The combination of spruce and mahogany is one of the most popular, because it offers a tone that is very balanced, but versatile, lending itself very well to most musical styles. Besides serving to form the enclosure of the soundbox, the back and sides of the guitar also act as a sympathetic resonator whose oscillations contribute greatly to the harmonic mix. The Mahogany necks are constructed with a traditional dove tail join. Mahogany is used as it provides a good longitudinal strength. They are C-shaped in a smooth comfortable oval profile that works well for most playing styles. The chrome Grover buttons were chosen as Grover are recognised worldwide as industry leaders for high-quality machine heads. Elixir Nanoweb Phosphor Bronze 12-53 Light E16052 Acoustic Guitar Strings were selected for the Sundance Performance Pro range. Phosphor bronze strings offer the most sensitive, expressive tone that brings out the very best in guitars—virtually taking them to a higher level of play. However, that tone can be short-lived. Elixir Strings has solved this classic conundrum by applying an ultra-thin layer of NANOWEB Coating to protect the string’s windings hence preserving the coveted phosphor bronze tone. Many players prefer the rich, textured tone of phosphor bronze strings. These Elixir Strings capture the sweet spot of that unique phosphor bronze tone and extend it 3-5x longer than conventional strings. The guitar is finished in an ultra-thin, natural, polyurethane satin finish, which gives it a sleek, high-class look and feel.
    Nut Width 43mm
    Width 14th Fret 54mm
    Saddle Width 72mm
    Scale Length 650mm
    Neck Thickness 1F 19.8mm
    Neck Thickness 9F 22.5mm
    Upper Bout Width 293mm
    Lower Bout Width 397mm
    Waist Width 275mm
    Body Depth (Neck) 96mm
    Body Depth (End) 122mm
    Body Length 508mm
    Overall Length 1047mm
  • TW40 SO VS E

    UK SSP £729.00
    SHAPE OO Folk, 12th Fret Join
    TOP Solid Spruce
    BACK Mahogany
    SIDES Mahogany
    FINGERBOARD Laurel
    BRIDGE Walnut
    STRINGS Elixir Nanoweb 12-53
    ELECTRONICS Fishman Sonitone
    FINISH Vintage Sunburst Gloss
    HARDCASE TW ABS Hardcase
    Full Specification TW40SOVSE
    Carefully designed to offer an authentic tone and character by master luthier Michael Sanden, the influence of Michael on the sound of these wonderful guitars is very evident. Just three body styles are needed to meet any players requirement... Folk, Dreadnought and Slope Shoulder, all fitted with Fishman Sonitone electronics onboard. The solid Spruce tops are tuned, braced, and aged to produce optimum performance and their understated looks are certainly deceiving, the minute you strum a chord and hear how great they sound you’ll find a Historic guitar very difficult to put back down.
    Nut Width 43mm
    Width 14th Fret 54mm
    Scale Length 628mm
    Neck Thickness 1F 19.8mm
    Neck Thickness 10F 22.5mm
    Upper Bout Width
    Lower Bout Width
    Waist Width
    Body Depth (Neck)
    Body Depth (End)
    Body Length
    Overall Length
  • TW40 D AN E

    UK SSP £729.00
    SHAPE Dreadnought
    TOP Solid Spruce
    BACK Mahogany
    SIDES Mahogany
    FINGERBOARD Laurel
    BRIDGE Walnut
    STRINGS Elixir Nanoweb 12-53
    ELECTRONICS Fishman Sonitone
    FINISH Natural Gloss
    HARDCASE TW ABS Hardcase
    Full Specification TW40DANE
    Carefully designed to offer an authentic tone and character by master luthier Michael Sanden, the influence of Michael on the sound of these wonderful guitars is very evident. Just three body styles are needed to meet any players requirement... Folk, Dreadnought and Slope Shoulder, all fitted with Fishman Sonitone electronics onboard. The solid Spruce tops are tuned, braced, and aged to produce optimum performance and their understated looks are certainly deceiving, the minute you strum a chord and hear how great they sound you’ll find a Historic guitar very difficult to put back down.
    Nut Width 44.5mm
    Width 14th Fret 57.5mm
    Scale Length 650mm
    Neck Thickness 1F 22.4mm
    Neck Thickness 10F 24.9mm
    Upper Bout Width 293mm
    Lower Bout Width 397mm
    Waist Width 275mm
    Body Depth (Neck) 96mm
    Body Depth (End) 122mm
    Body Length 508mm
    Overall Length 1047mm
  • TW40 O AN E

    UK SSP £729.00
    SHAPE Orchestra
    TOP Solid Spruce
    BACK Mahogany
    SIDES Mahogany
    FINGERBOARD Laurel
    BRIDGE Walnut
    STRINGS Elixir Nanoweb 12-53
    ELECTRONICS Fishman Sonitone
    FINISH Natural Gloss
    HARDCASE TW ABS Hardcase
    Full Specification TW40OANE
    Carefully designed to offer an authentic tone and character by master luthier Michael Sanden, the influence of Michael on the sound of these wonderful guitars is very evident. Just three body styles are needed to meet any players requirement... Folk, Dreadnought and Slope Shoulder, all fitted with Fishman Sonitone electronics onboard. The solid Spruce tops are tuned, braced, and aged to produce optimum performance and their understated looks are certainly deceiving, the minute you strum a chord and hear how great they sound you’ll find a Historic guitar very difficult to put back down.
    Nut Width 44.5mm
    Width 14th Fret 57.5mm
    Scale Length 650mm
    Neck Thickness 1F 22.4mm
    Neck Thickness 10F 24.9mm
    Upper Bout Width 292mm
    Lower Bout Width 382mm
    Waist Width 241mm
    Body Depth (Neck) 92mm
    Body Depth (End) 104mm
    Body Length 479mm
    Overall Length 1018mm
  • TW40 SD VS E

    UK SSP £729.00
    SHAPE Sloped Shoulder Dreadnought
    TOP Solid Spruce
    BACK Mahogany
    SIDES Mahogany
    FINGERBOARD Laurel
    BRIDGE Walnut
    STRINGS Elixir Nanoweb 12-53
    ELECTRONICS Fishman Sonitone
    FINISH Vintage Sunburst Gloss
    HARDCASE TW ABS Hardcase
    Full Specification TW40SDVSE
    Carefully designed to offer an authentic tone and character by master luthier Michael Sanden, the influence of Michael on the sound of these wonderful guitars is very evident. Just three body styles are needed to meet any players requirement... Folk, Dreadnought and Slope Shoulder, all fitted with Fishman Sonitone electronics onboard. The solid Spruce tops are tuned, braced, and aged to produce optimum performance and their understated looks are certainly deceiving, the minute you strum a chord and hear how great they sound you’ll find a Historic guitar very difficult to put back down.
    Nut Width 44.5mm
    Width 14th Fret 57.5mm
    Scale Length 650mm
    Neck Thickness 1F 22.4mm
    Neck Thickness 10F 24.9mm
    Upper Bout Width 291mm
    Lower Bout Width 403mm
    Waist Width 278mm
    Body Depth (Neck) 101mm
    Body Depth (End) 123mm
    Body Length 510mm
    Overall Length 1032mm
  • TWJSF CE LH

    UK SSP £519.00
    SHAPE Left Handed Super Folk
    TOP Solid Cedar
    BACK Amara/Spalt Mango
    SIDES Amara
    FINGERBOARD Techwood
    BRIDGE Techwood
    STRINGS Elixir Nanoweb 12-53
    ELECTRONICS Fishman Presys
    FINISH Natural Gloss
    Full Specification TWJSFCELH
    A lot of guitars can look very similar from the front. The real test for an instruments cosmetic is when you turn them round and look at the back. Inspired by Italian marquetry techniques, the Java guitars have an Amara Ebony back and sides with a contrasting strip of Spalted Mango timber defining the back of the instrument and making the Java series really stand out from the crowd. Models come in Travel, Orchestra, Parlour, Dreadnought and Super Folk with the Electro models fitted with Fishman Presys EQ systems and Solid Canadian Cedar tops.
    Nut Width 43mm
    Width 14th Fret 54mm
    Scale Length 650mm
    Neck Thickness 1F 20.5mm
    Neck Thickness 10F 22.5mm
    Upper Bout Width 279mm
    Lower Bout Width 382mm
    Waist Width 234mm
    Body Depth (Neck) 95mm
    Body Depth (End) 100mm
    Body Length 480mm
    Overall Length 1000mm
  • TSP 45

    UK SSP £499.00
    SHAPE Super Folk
    TOP Solid Spruce
    BACK Mahogany, Radiused Curve
    SIDES Mahogany
    FINGERBOARD Techwood
    BRIDGE Pau Ferro
    STRINGS Elixir Nanoweb 12-53
    ELECTRONICS Fishman Presys
    FINISH Natural Satin
    Full Specification TSP45
    The all new Sundance Premier series of stage ready electro acoustic cutaway guitars feature hand selected Solid Sitka spruce tops, which are matched with Mahogany backs for increased sound projection and are manufactured with the most premium of source materials and our customary high level of hand craftsmanship. One piece mahogany necks with a volute reinforcement system, onboard Fishman electronics for optimum stage performance & contemporary high ratio chrome machine heads are all features that are a pre requisite for first class instruments. The models are finished in a delicate satin Matt lacquer.
    Nut Width 43mm
    Width 14th Fret 54mm
    Scale Length 650mm
    Neck Thickness 1F 20.5mm
    Neck Thickness 10F 22.5mm
    Upper Bout Width 276mm
    Lower Bout Width 378mm
    Waist Width 232mm
    Body Depth (Neck) 92mm
    Body Depth (End) 110mm
    Body Length 480mm
    Overall Length 1010mm
  • TSP 15 CE

    UK SSP £499.00
    SHAPE Cutaway Dreadnought
    TOP Solid Spruce
    BACK Mahogany, Radiused Curve
    SIDES Mahogany
    FINGERBOARD Techwood
    BRIDGE Pau Ferro
    STRINGS Elixir Nanoweb 12-53
    ELECTRONICS Fishman Presys
    FINISH Natural Satin
    Full Specification TSP15CE
    The all new Sundance Premier series of stage ready electro acoustic cutaway guitars feature hand selected Solid Sitka spruce tops, which are matched with Mahogany backs for increased sound projection and are manufactured with the most premium of source materials and our customary high level of hand craftsmanship. One piece mahogany necks with a volute reinforcement system, onboard Fishman electronics for optimum stage performance & contemporary high ratio chrome machine heads are all features that are a pre requisite for first class instruments. The models are finished in a delicate satin Matt lacquer.
    Nut Width 43mm
    Width 14th Fret 54mm
    Scale Length 650mm
    Neck Thickness 1F 20.5mm
    Neck Thickness 10F 22.5mm
    Upper Bout Width 295mm
    Lower Bout Width 398mm
    Waist Width 278mm
    Body Depth (Neck) 100mm
    Body Depth (End) 115mm
    Body Length 505mm
    Overall Length 1038mm
  • TWJD CE

    UK SSP £499.00
    SHAPE Dreadnought Cutaway
    TOP Solid Cedar
    BACK Amara/Spalt Mango
    SIDES Amara
    FINGERBOARD Techwood
    BRIDGE Techwood
    STRINGS Elixir Nanoweb 12-53
    ELECTRONICS Fishman Presys
    FINISH Natural Gloss
    Full Specification TWJDCE
    A lot of guitars can look very similar from the front. The real test for an instruments cosmetic is when you turn them round and look at the back. Inspired by Italian marquetry techniques, the Java guitars have an Amara Ebony back and sides with a contrasting strip of Spalted Mango timber defining the back of the instrument and making the Java series really stand out from the crowd. Models come in Travel, Orchestra, Parlour, Dreadnought and Super Folk with the Electro models fitted with Fishman Presys EQ systems and Solid Canadian Cedar tops.
    Nut Width 43mm
    Width 14th Fret 54mm
    Scale Length 650mm
    Neck Thickness 1F 20.5mm
    Neck Thickness 10F 22.5mm
    Upper Bout Width 289mm
    Lower Bout Width 394mm
    Waist Width 269mm
    Body Depth (Neck) 105mm
    Body Depth (End) 120mm
    Body Length 505mm
    Overall Length 1022mm
  • TWJSF CE

    UK SSP £499.00
    SHAPE Super Folk
    TOP Solid Cedar
    BACK Amara/Spalt Mango
    SIDES Amara
    FINGERBOARD Techwood
    BRIDGE Techwood
    STRINGS Elixir Nanoweb 12-53
    ELECTRONICS Fishman Presys
    FINISH Natural Gloss
    Full Specification TWJSFCE
    A lot of guitars can look very similar from the front. The real test for an instruments cosmetic is when you turn them round and look at the back. Inspired by Italian marquetry techniques, the Java guitars have an Amara Ebony back and sides with a contrasting strip of Spalted Mango timber defining the back of the instrument and making the Java series really stand out from the crowd. Models come in Travel, Orchestra, Parlour, Dreadnought and Super Folk with the Electro models fitted with Fishman Presys EQ systems and Solid Canadian Cedar tops.
    Nut Width 43mm
    Width 14th Fret 54mm
    Scale Length 650mm
    Neck Thickness 1F 20.5mm
    Neck Thickness 10F 22.5mm
    Upper Bout Width 279mm
    Lower Bout Width 382mm
    Waist Width 234mm
    Body Depth (Neck) 95mm
    Body Depth (End) 100mm
    Body Length 480mm
    Overall Length 1000mm