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A Thing of Beauty is a Joy Forever

George Lowden was only ten years old when he built his first acoustic guitar with a square soundboard, bent nails for frets, and fishing line for strings. He’s since moved on to much, much better materials (including real strings!), but every Lowden Guitar that leaves his shop is still shot through with just as much love, joy, integrity and passion as that fateful first guitar. George Lowden calls this the “Olympic method” of making guitars, and his commitment to excellence is evident with every strum. He and his small team make their guitars in a small shop in Downpatrick, Ireland with such impeccable craftsmanship and artistic flair that they may very well transcend your notion of what an acoustic guitar can do. We know that they will transform your music-making experience for the better, and we invite you to discover the awe-inspiring sounds of these majestic Irish acoustics.

A New Kind of Jumbo

Wildwoodians, this guitar can trace a direct lineage back to the very first guitar George Lowden ever built, and they still carry the spark from his initial burst of inspiration. How so? Well, the body shape before you--codename "O"--has remained unchanged since those early days back in the '70s.

One strum and it's easy to see why his first design has endured for so long. Simply put, they defy our expectations of what a jumbo guitar can be. They sound huge and fill the room with orchestral sound when pushed hard, yet they have an astonishing capacity for subtlety and nuance. They enjoy when you play with a heavy right hand, but they also have an extraordinarily wide dynamic range at lower volumes. They have plenty of punching power, but they can sound sweet as sugar-crusted molasses.

We invite you to take this Lowden O-35 for a spin and discover why this tried-and-true body shape still surprises us more than four decades later.


Brand Lowden Guitars
Model35 Series O-35
Top WoodSolid Sitka Spruce
Back & Sides WoodSolid East Indian Rosewood
Lower Bout16.5"
Body Depth4.9"
Neck Wood5 Piece - Mahogany/Rosewood
Neck Measurements.820 1st - .860 9th
Scale Length25.59"
Width at Nut1 3/4"
Nut MaterialBone
TunersGotoh SG381 Gold w/ Ebony Buttons
CaseLowden-Branded Hiscox

Why Order from Wildwood Guitars?

An instrument from Wildwood isn't just an ordinary guitar. It's your guitar. Each and every instrument we sell includes a full, point by point setup, an exhaustive evaluation, and expert shipping procedures, with first class, industry leading standards from start to finish. Why? Because you deserve it.

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