Luna Select Weissenborn-Style Hawaiian Acoustic Lap Steel Guitar, LS WEI SELECT
Luna Guitars Weissenborn-Style Select Acoustic Lap Steel
Luna's Weissenborn-style select acoustic lap steel features the same distinctive abalone fret markers as our High Tide series ukuleles. A full moon at the first fret tugs at the waves that grace the rosewood fingerboards.
Acoustic lap-style guitars first emerged in Hawaii in the 1890s, where players raised the action of their standard guitars, laid them flat on their laps, and learned to play melodies with a metal bar sliding along the strings. Los Angeles-based luthier Hermann Weissenborn refined the concept in the 1920s. Electric lap steels were developed in response for the desire for louder volume
MODEL: LES WEI SELECT
?? abalone 'rising tide' fret markers
?? BODY: Weissenborn-style Hawaiian
?? TOP: select mahogany
?? BACK & SIDES: select mahogany
?? NECK: mahogany
?? FINGERBOARD: Indian rosewood
?? TUNERS: chrome-plated
?? SCALE: 24 ??"
?? NUT: 1?à?" ox bone
?? FINISH: gloss