Left Handed

  • DBT F EB LH

    £239.00
    We love Folk shape guitars, and believe we can build them pretty well, and this left handed exotic model is no exception. We select wide grained dark Ebony to give the classiest of cosmetics to the instrument and contrast that with almost mountain top white Himalayan Spruce to give the most remarkable aesthetic. Each top is braced with quarter sawn spruce and designed to project well, produce rich warm Bass notes and soaring mid and highs. The Ebony and Spruce timbers compliment each other, both being hard, strong, reflective tone woods, and we add the warmth and Bass through the bracing pattern, to give the best of all worlds. These are striking instruments for players who want something beautiful to look at as well as play!
    SHAPE Left Handed Orchestra / Folk
    TOP Spruce
    BACK Ebony
    SIDES Ebony
    FINGERBOARD Eboncore
    BRIDGE Black Walnut
    STRINGS Bronze 12-53
    ELECTRONICS N/A
    FINISH Natural Open Pore Satin
    Full Specification DBTFEBLH
    Tanglewood recognise that to introduce people to music an instrument must have a high build quality, good playability, attractive cosmetics and as many features as possible to encourage and reward aspiring musicians. Using this design brief, Tanglewood luthiers created the Discovery Exotic series, a whole range of genuine musical instruments which feature 4 band EQ systems with stage backlighting, delicate 2mm fingerboard dots, black soft touch machine head buttons and understated sound hole rosettes. All these features are aimed at bringing the specification of a much more expensive instrument into the entry level market.
    Nut Width 43mm
    Width 14th Fret 54mm
    Scale Length 650mm
    Neck Thickness 1F 20.5mm
    Neck Thickness 9F 22.5mm
    Upper Bout Width 276mm
    Lower Bout Width 381mm
    Waist Width 230mm
    Body Depth (Neck) 92mm
    Body Depth (End) 102mm
    Body Length 473mm
    Overall Length 984mm
  • This left handed American Black Walnut model has been in our programme for around 6 years only, and has already achieved legendary status, for its sound , playability and beautiful cosmetic. We select the finest Himalayan Spruce for our tops and marry that with American Black Walnut timber to give the perfect blend of style and substance. Each instrument is carefully braced for a warm and rich acoustic tone and we fit an onboard EX4 EQ system for players who need studio or stage compatibility. Each model has a unique grain pattern, no two Walnut trees are the same, and this run right through to our instruments. We select models at the timber yard that are well figured and striking so that you can be sure that you have a heirloom instrument to play and pass on for future players.
    SHAPE Left Handed Super Folk
    TOP Spruce
    BACK Black Walnut
    SIDES Black Walnut
    FINGERBOARD Eboncore
    BRIDGE Black Walnut
    STRINGS Bronze 12-53
    ELECTRONICS Tanglewood TW-EX4
    FINISH Natural Open Pore Satin
    Full Specification DBTSFCEBWLH
    Tanglewood recognise that to introduce people to music an instrument must have a high build quality, good playability, attractive cosmetics and as many features as possible to encourage and reward aspiring musicians. Using this design brief, Tanglewood luthiers created the Discovery Exotic series, a whole range of genuine musical instruments which feature 4 band EQ systems with stage backlighting, delicate 2mm fingerboard dots, black soft touch machine head buttons and understated sound hole rosettes. All these features are aimed at bringing the specification of a much more expensive instrument into the entry level market.
    Nut Width 43mm
    Width 14th Fret 54mm
    Scale Length 650mm
    Neck Thickness 1F 20.5mm
    Neck Thickness 9F 22.5mm
    Upper Bout Width 276mm
    Lower Bout Width 381mm
    Waist Width 230mm
    Body Depth (Neck) 92mm
    Body Depth (End) 102mm
    Body Length 473mm
    Overall Length 984mm
  • SHAPE Left Handed Super Folk
    TOP Spruce
    BACK Pacific Walnut
    SIDES Pacific Walnut
    FINGERBOARD Eboncore
    BRIDGE Black Walnut
    STRINGS Bronze 12-53
    ELECTRONICS Tanglewood TW-EX4
    FINISH Natural Open Pore Satin
    Full Specification DBTSFCEPWLH
    Tanglewood recognise that to introduce people to music an instrument must have a high build quality, good playability, attractive cosmetics and as many features as possible to encourage and reward aspiring musicians. Using this design brief, Tanglewood luthiers created the Discovery Exotic series, a whole range of genuine musical instruments which feature 4 band EQ systems with stage backlighting, delicate 2mm fingerboard dots, black soft touch machine head buttons and understated sound hole rosettes. All these features are aimed at bringing the specification of a much more expensive instrument into the entry level market.
    Nut Width 43mm
    Width 14th Fret 54mm
    Scale Length 650mm
    Neck Thickness 1F 20.5mm
    Neck Thickness 9F 22.5mm
    Upper Bout Width 276mm
    Lower Bout Width 381mm
    Waist Width 230mm
    Body Depth (Neck) 92mm
    Body Depth (End) 102mm
    Body Length 473mm
    Overall Length 984mm
  • TW10 E LH

    £389.00
    Everyone loves a dreadnought, and this Winterleaf Left handed model is a classic member of the historic and musically illustrious genre. From Paul McCartney to Kurt Cobain, a significant slice of musical history has been created on acoustic models of this style, and our new version of this evergreen classic will not disappoint. Tapered bracing, Solid Canadian Red Cedar tops, Grover machines, Premium Plus EQ systems all combine to make a great sound, right out of the shipping carton. Over time, and with play the Solid Top will expand its tonal range and subtlety improve like an old violin. For traditionalists, who want a classic sound, the TW10E is hard to beat.
    SHAPE Left Handed Dreadnought Cutaway
    TOP Solid Cedar
    BACK Mahogany
    SIDES Mahogany
    FINGERBOARD Eboncore
    BRIDGE Techwood
    STRINGS Elixir Nanoweb 12-53
    ELECTRONICS Tanglewood Premium Plus
    FINISH Natural Satin
    Full Specification TW10ELH
    Winterleaf is an exciting new series from the Tanglewood design team. Created to meet the demands of the modern player, every Winterleaf guitar offers outstanding value with the highest standards of build quality and component features as standard. A closer look at the various model specifications will find so many outstanding brands like Fishman Electronics, Grover machine heads, Elixir strings and Tusq graphite saddles all partnering with the Winterleaf project concept to deliver excellence throughout every price point and model.
    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
  • TW2 T LH

    £199.00
    SHAPE Left Handed Travel Size
    TOP Mahogany
    BACK Mahogany
    SIDES Mahogany
    FINGERBOARD Techwood
    BRIDGE Techwood
    STRINGS Elixir Nanoweb 12-53
    ELECTRONICS N/A
    FINISH Natural Satin
    GIG BAG Sand Fitted Gig Bag (UK Optional £29.95)
    Full Specification TW2TLH
    Winterleaf is an exciting new series from the Tanglewood design team. Created to meet the demands of the modern player, every Winterleaf guitar offers outstanding value with the highest standards of build quality and component features as standard. A closer look at the various model specifications will find so many outstanding brands like Fishman Electronics, Grover machine heads, Elixir strings and Tusq graphite saddles all partnering with the Winterleaf project concept to deliver excellence throughout every price point and model.
    Nut Width 43mm
    Width 14th Fret 54mm
    Scale Length 571mm
    Neck Thickness 1F 20.5mm
    Neck Thickness 10F 22.5mm
    Upper Bout Width 245mm
    Lower Bout Width 324mm
    Waist Width 255mm
    Body Depth (Neck) 76mm
    Body Depth (End) 86mm
    Body Length 392mm
    Overall Length 890mm
  • TW4 E WB LH

    £389.00
    SHAPE Left Handed Super Folk Cutaway
    TOP Solid Spruce
    BACK Mahogany
    SIDES Mahogany
    FINGERBOARD Eboncore
    BRIDGE Techwood
    STRINGS Elixir Nanoweb 12-53
    ELECTRONICS Tanglewood Premium Plus
    FINISH Whiskey Barrel Gloss
    Full Specification TW4EWBLH
    Winterleaf is an exciting new series from the Tanglewood design team. Created to meet the demands of the modern player, every Winterleaf guitar offers outstanding value with the highest standards of build quality and component features as standard. A closer look at the various model specifications will find so many outstanding brands like Fishman Electronics, Grover machine heads, Elixir strings and Tusq graphite saddles all partnering with the Winterleaf project concept to deliver excellence throughout every price point and model.
    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) 95mm
    Body Depth (End) 110mm
    Body Length 480mm
    Overall Length 1010mm
  • 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
  • TW45 ASE LH

    £949.00
    SHAPE Left Handed 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 TW45ASELH
    Alternative model codes for this exact specification are TW45 NSE(B) LH
    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
  • TW9 E LH

    £389.00
    We created the Super Folk cutaway style almost 33 years ago, and it’s become a Tanglewood classic, synonymous with contemporary styling ever since. On this Left handed Winterleaf guitar we marry Solid Canadian Red Cedar tops and African Mahogany back and sides together to produce the most classic of acoustic instrument tones. Each model has expensive and works renowned Grover machine heads on for precise tuning, a Premium Plus EQ for studio and live concert capability and Elixir strings to keep the sound and tone at optimum levels for longer. If you listen to the wonderful song “Like a Star“ recorded in 2005 by global best selling & MOBO award winning artist Corinne Bailey Rae, that guitar was a Super Folk cutaway Solid Top Tanglewood, and will give you the very best indication of how great they can sound, in the right hands. Choose the TW9E if you are driven by contemporary aesthetics but still want a classic acoustic sound.
    SHAPE Left Handed Super Folk Cutaway
    TOP Solid Cedar
    BACK Mahogany
    SIDES Mahogany
    FINGERBOARD Eboncore
    BRIDGE Techwood
    STRINGS Elixir Nanoweb 12-53
    ELECTRONICS Tanglewood Premium Plus
    FINISH Natural Satin
    Full Specification TW9ELH
    Winterleaf is an exciting new series from the Tanglewood design team. Created to meet the demands of the modern player, every Winterleaf guitar offers outstanding value with the highest standards of build quality and component features as standard. A closer look at the various model specifications will find so many outstanding brands like Fishman Electronics, Grover machine heads, Elixir strings and Tusq graphite saddles all partnering with the Winterleaf project concept to deliver excellence throughout every price point and model.
    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) 95mm
    Body Depth (End) 110mm
    Body Length 480mm
    Overall Length 1010mm
  • TWJSF CE LH

    £569.00
    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
  • TWR2 O LH

    £199.00
    This Roadster II model is our left handed Folk size acoustic. It has a Canadian Spruce top married to an Indonesian Mahogany back and sides for a classic voice tone. We created this model after being inspired by Folk shaped left handed guitars that Paul McCartney often plays, and knowing everyone may not have the same purchase budget, we’ve tried to make the guitar as competitively priced as we can without sacrificing the integrity of the components. Our tapered bracing system helps the guitar project really well, the Spruce top gives an instant warm tone right out of the box, and we believe any player will be inspired after playing a while on this lovely instrument.
    SHAPE Left Handed Orchestra/Folk
    TOP Spruce
    BACK Mahogany
    SIDES Mahogany
    FINGERBOARD Eboncore
    BRIDGE Black Walnut
    STRINGS Phosphor Bronze 12-53 Gauge
    ELECTRONICS N/A
    FINISH Natural Satin
    Full Specification TWR2OLH
    Inspired by nature and the raw beauty of classic timber, Roadster II instruments make a truly organic and understated natural statement. We’ve long pioneered the practise of sustainable forestry in the pursuit of our art and for this latest Roadster series we match finely graded Canadian Spruce tops with traditional Indonesian mahogany back and sides to produce tonally rich instruments that sound instantly wonderful tuned up right out of the box. We call them Roadster because to us, their cosmetic appeal evokes a sense of being close to nature… just as driving a classic open top car with the wind in your hair! Our luthiers have to work especially hard in creating this look, finishing the smooth edging joins of the body very carefully because there is no binding added to the body of these models, therefore no margin for error. Roadster II Spruce tops are finished and sealed in high grade, low density satin lacquer and as well as capturing the stripped down raw timber cosmetic effect we envisaged on the drawing board, we are sure this also adds to their sweet sounding sonic appeal.  
    Nut Width 43mm
    Width 14th Fret 54mm
    Scale Length 650mm
    Neck Thickness 1F 21mm
    Neck Thickness 10F 23mm
    Upper Bout Width 276mm
    Lower Bout Width 381mm
    Waist Width 230mm
    Body Depth (Neck) 92mm
    Body Depth (End) 102mm
    Body Length 473mm
    Overall Length 984mm
  • SHAPE Left Handed Cutaway Super Folk
    TOP Spruce
    BACK Mahogany
    SIDES Mahogany
    FINGERBOARD Eboncore
    BRIDGE Black Walnut
    STRINGS Phosphor Bronze 12-53 Gauge
    ELECTRONICS Tanglewood TW-EX4
    FINISH Natural Satin
    Full Specification TWR2SFCELH
    Inspired by nature and the raw beauty of classic timber, Roadster II instruments make a truly organic and understated natural statement. We’ve long pioneered the practise of sustainable forestry in the pursuit of our art and for this latest Roadster series we match finely graded Canadian Spruce tops with traditional Indonesian mahogany back and sides to produce tonally rich instruments that sound instantly wonderful tuned up right out of the box. We call them Roadster because to us, their cosmetic appeal evokes a sense of being close to nature… just as driving a classic open top car with the wind in your hair! Our luthiers have to work especially hard in creating this look, finishing the smooth edging joins of the body very carefully because there is no binding added to the body of these models, therefore no margin for error. Roadster II Spruce tops are finished and sealed in high grade, low density satin lacquer and as well as capturing the stripped down raw timber cosmetic effect we envisaged on the drawing board, we are sure this also adds to their sweet sounding sonic appeal.
    Nut Width 43mm
    Width 14th Fret 54mm
    Scale Length 650mm
    Neck Thickness 1F 21mm
    Neck Thickness 10F 23mm
    Upper Bout Width 276mm
    Lower Bout Width 381mm
    Waist Width 230mm
    Body Depth (Neck) 92mm
    Body Depth (End) 102mm
    Body Length 473mm
    Overall Length 984mm

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