The Tanglewood MasterDesign series is a collaborative masterpiece between the esteemed Swedish luthier Michael Sanden and Tanglewood Guitars. With an illustrious career spanning four decades, Michael Sanden’s craftsmanship is renowned for creating bespoke guitars of unparalleled quality. Now, in partnership with Tanglewood, his elegant designs and innovative artistry are set to captivate a larger audience, taking production guitars too new heights of excellence.

At the core of these exceptional instruments lie carefully selected materials, ensuring a harmonious balance between tonal brilliance and exquisite aesthetics. The Tanglewood MasterDesign guitars boast solid Sitka spruce tops, a favoured choice among luthiers for its exceptional responsiveness and dynamic range. Combined with the sonorous resonance of solid rosewood back and sides, these guitars produce a rich, warm, and articulate sound that will mesmerise musicians and audiences alike.

One of the most distinctive features of the Tanglewood MasterDesign guitars is Michael Sanden’s signature “paintbrush stroke” bridge. Not only is it a visually stunning focal point, but it also serves a crucial role in enhancing the guitar’s tonal projection and sustain, enabling players to fully express their artistic intentions.

In addition to their exceptional acoustic performance, these guitars are thoughtfully designed for versatility and stage-ready amplification. Each Tanglewood MasterDesign guitar comes fitted with LR Baggs Stage Pro Element EQ systems. This state-of-the-art electronics setup ensures that the guitar’s natural voice is faithfully translated in amplified settings, delivering an extraordinary live performance experience.

Tanglewood MasterDesign guitars embody the perfect synergy between tradition and innovation, expertly crafted to cater to the discerning tastes of musicians seeking the pinnacle of guitar craftsmanship. Whether you are a seasoned professional or an aspiring artist, these instruments invite you to embark on a musical journey like no other, exploring uncharted creative territories and inspiring boundless creativity.

With every strum, the Tanglewood MasterDesign guitars resonate with the legacy of Michael Sanden’s mastery and the dedication of Tanglewood Guitars to delivering unmatched quality. Prepare to immerse yourself in a realm of musical enchantment, where the seamless fusion of artistry and technology unlocks new realms of sonic possibilities. Elevate your musical expression with the Tanglewood MasterDesign guitars and embrace the true essence of acoustic brilliance.