Beginning January 2010, WALDEN will enable guitarists to make purchasing decisions that benefit our environment and take part in reducing the overconsumption of world resources. Its all-solid wood MADERA line will be built with 100% FSC-Pure certified tonewoods such as Sitka spruce, Western Red cedar, and South American “True” mahogany. With an FSC Chain-of-Custody (“COC”) certification, all woods on the MADERA are tracked from forest to finished instrument thereby guaranteeing its sustainable origins. With a target street price USD$999, the all-solid WALDEN MADERA is the most affordable sustainable wood guitar in the market.
WALDEN chose the name MADERA for its association with the Spanish word for “wood.” Guitars in this line can be easily recognized by a distinctive headstock embellishment shaped like the Chinese character “???” meaning wood. At the 2010 Winter NAMM Convention, WALDEN will present five acoustic guitars in the MADERA line with Dreadnought and Grand Auditorium models in natural and sunburst finishes as well as a classical guitar.
For more information, please visit www.waldenguitars.com