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Dave Friedman is known for his exceptional work in the world of amplifiers and switching systems. In fact, with years of experience, he's arguably one of the greatest minds in the industry. So it was no surprise to the Wildwood Staff when Dave decided he wanted to venture into the world of guitars. After all, Dave was no stranger to great instruments, working with numerous platinum selling artists and rock n' roll icons. "A labor of love" inspired by vintage instruments, Dave knew what a great guitar should feel like and how it should respond to a players hands. The result: Friedman Guitars. Each instrument is hand crafted by a small luthier in California, ensuring each piece is meticulously built to perfection and lovingly aged, paying tribute to some of Dave's favorite vintage pieces. Hand-wound Motor City Pickups complete the package, accentuating each instruments unique voice and creating an experience which, much like his amplifiers, is nothing short of brilliant. No frills, no gimmicks. Just a phenomenal, inspired instrument done right.

While the amplifier business will always be his bread and butter, Dave has created some incredible instruments in extremely small, limited runs that will only be available for a limited time. The moment we held these in our hands, we knew we wanted to share them with the world. Wildwood Guitars is honored to have partnered with Friedman to release these incredible, small batch instruments to our exceptional customers.


Brand Friedman Amplification
Finish Color2-Tone Sunburst
AgingMedium Aged
Finish TypeNitrocellulose Lacquer
Weight7.25 lbs
Body Wood1-Piece Light AAA Grade Swamp Ash
Neck WoodQuarter Sawn Maple
Neck ShapeVintage "C" Hand Shaped
Neck Dimensions.820 1st - .930 12th
Fingerboard Radius9.5"
Fingerboard InlaysBlack Dots
Scale Length25.5"
Nut MaterialBone
Frets22 - Stew-Mac Medium High (.095 - .045)
PickupsMotor City Custom Single-Coils and Motor City Humbucker (bridge)
Controls1 Volume, 2 Tone, 5-way Switch (Orange Drop Capacitors and CTS Pots)
TunersGotoh Vintage
BridgeGotoh Fulcrum Tremolo
CaseBlack Hardshell Case

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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