Delve into the timeless resonance of blues with the Tanglewood TWCR O, an exceptional value Orchestra-shaped acoustic guitar hailing from the celebrated Crossroads series. Drawing inspiration from the iconic guitars that once cradled the heartbeat of 1930s America, the Tanglewood Crossroads series exemplifies the extraordinary spirit of musical evolution that was born amidst the Great Depression.
This series pays homage to an era where guitars were straightforward, without the frills of fancy aesthetics or pricey lacquers, yet their durability and distinct sound made them an invaluable asset. These instruments were built to last, reflecting the stoic resilience of the times and often becoming family heirlooms passed down through generations.
With the Tanglewood Crossroads, you’re not just playing a guitar; you’re cradling a piece of history. Each piece in this series, like the TWCR O, brings you a unique experience that allows you to step into the past while creating your own musical path.
Constructed with the Orchestra body shape, the TWCR O features a top crafted from hand-selected genuine mahogany. Matched with mahogany back and sides, this guitar delivers a beautifully rich and full-bodied tone, just as those timeless guitars from the past. The mahogany neck features a traditional rosewood fretboard, helping to enrich the overall tone while balancing out potential high-end harshness.
The Tanglewood Crossroads series harmonizes its historical influence with the TWCR O by introducing the new Whiskey Barrel Burst Satin finish. This tasteful finishing touch paints the guitar with a nostalgic glow that encapsulates the charm of the 1930s period, enhancing the guitar’s overall aesthetic.
The TWCR O is not just about the look and feel, it also takes care of the practical aspect with its sturdy hardware. The headstock features chrome die-cast machine heads to ensure precise tuning and stability. Both the nut and saddle are made from ABS white, with the saddle being compensated to offer improved intonation across all six strings.
This guitar arrives strung with Bronze Light strings, making the TWCR O a fantastic beginner’s acoustic guitar. It sets the stage for your musical journey and allows you to explore the range of tones and techniques offered by the Tanglewood Crossroads series.
But the Tanglewood TWCR O Crossroads isn’t just for beginners. Its warmth, resonance, and emphasis produced by its all-mahogany construction make it a delightful choice for players of all abilities. The beautiful finish, enhanced by an abalone rosette, adds an authentic look, while the guitar’s excellent response accommodates a range of techniques, from gentle fingerpicking to vigorous strumming.
The TWCR O Crossroads’ Orchestra model boasts an impressive tone and projection that defies its price point. It’s a sonic powerhouse, delivering a punchy, deep, and resonant sound with an emphasis on the warmer end of the spectrum. Its orchestra build ensures a comfortable playing experience, providing versatility across various genres and techniques.
Every detail of this guitar has been considered. From its carefully sculpted mahogany body, that produces a warm and punchy tone, to the techwood fingerboard on the mahogany neck that delivers a smooth and comfortable playing experience. The ABS white nut and saddle, chrome die-cast tuning machines, and compensating saddle ensure your guitar stays in tune and gives you the best intonation possible.
The Orchestra body shape offers excellent projection and volume, balanced by a well-defined response. Its comfortable size and shape make it perfect for both casual jamming sessions or intimate performances around a campfire. From the first strum to the last note, the Tanglewood TWCR O Crossroads Orchestra Acoustic Guitar promises to take you on a remarkable musical journey. So, why wait? Begin creating your own crossroads with the Tanglewood TWCR O.