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On Walden Pond...the Walden Guitars group!


On Walden Pond...the Walden Guitars group!

Walden Guitars are well-made instruments, constructed from high-quality materials, and provide great value at a reasonable price point, with many features usually found only on higher-priced guitars.  Designed in the USA by Jonathan Lee, a former guitar designer with CFox Guitars, Waldens are manufactured at their own, dedicated facility in Lilan, China.

Join us, and find out what makes this brand desirable and unique!  Available in a wide variety of body styles, from entry level instruments to all-solid-wood guitars with bone nuts, bone saddles, and wood bridgepins, Walden has something to satisfy almost any guitarist!

Members: 47
Latest Activity: Apr 23

My Walden G1070 and my daughter's Walden T550

Discussion Forum

I am passing up a G3000 - Am I mad? 19 Replies

Hi allThere is a "pre-loved" G3000 here on sale in South Africa. Its R5000, so the equivalent of $500. It looks in great shape. …Continue

Started by Elton Bloye. Last reply by Two Waldens Sep 22, 2014.

String gauges for Walden 5 Replies

Hi, has anybody any information or thoughts on maximum string gauges for Walden guitars. At the moment I have D'Addario 12s on my Walden D710and would like to try some 13s but I'm unsure about the…Continue

Started by John Storey. Last reply by Two Waldens Sep 2, 2014.

Walden Concorda CG530 6 Replies

I've had my Walden D710 for some time now and really love the combination of Engelmann spruce and Indian rosewood. I've just bought a Walden CG530 with western red cedar top and rosewood back and…Continue

Started by John Storey. Last reply by Two Waldens Sep 2, 2014.

How do the Walden Nylon/Classical guitars stack up ? 13 Replies

I was pondering the purchase of a nylon stringed guitar, with a pickup, if possible. I almost bought a Cordoba C5e from Ted at LA Guitars, but I walked out with a Uke instead.  However, I played one…Continue

Started by John Williamson. Last reply by John St. Apr 21, 2014.

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Comment by John Williamson on April 23, 2016 at 8:30pm

The 1000 has solid top and back, but laminated sides. I would be surprised if anyone could tell the difference.

Comment by FloridaGull on April 23, 2016 at 7:17am

I love my G1070! Yours is basically like mine, except yours is all-solid, while mine has laminate sides, correct?

Comment by John Williamson on April 22, 2016 at 7:08pm

I still keep my eyes out for B stock or NOS Waldens. I wouldn't mind finding a rosewood backed one in the 2000 series or above. I have a G2070 so Mahogany is covered nicely.

Comment by Fern on April 22, 2016 at 8:18am

I lost out on a bid for a GA 3030 when Hole in the Wood put their last ones on EBay recently. It's probably just as well (financially speaking), but the winner got a great guitar for a little over $400.

Comment by FloridaGull on April 22, 2016 at 8:14am

That would be N610CE... ;-)

Comment by FloridaGull on April 22, 2016 at 8:12am

A post! Yay! I still have my G1070 and N660CE, and my daughter has her T550. NOS Waldens, IMHO, should be very good deals - especially for the higher-end ones!

Comment by John St. on April 21, 2016 at 6:28pm

Bleh... I hate that Walden closed shop... it's been a while now and I'm still bummed out.

That said, I just picked up a NOS Walden CD2040 yesterday and I'm a happy camper! Love my Waldens ;)

Comment by FloridaGull on January 14, 2015 at 1:39pm
So true, Fern! That G3000 will take you a long way on that journey...

Maybe our Waldens will be worth something in 50 years or so... ;-)
Comment by Fern on January 13, 2015 at 5:50pm

Wow, what a bummer.  I'm glad I took the plunge and bought my G3000 two years ago.  Sadly, I still have minimal time to build my guitar skills, but at least I have an instrument that will help me get there happily.  It's all about the journey.

Comment by Dave Fengler on January 13, 2015 at 11:19am

The finish is lighter where it was.  Months ago I resprayed the top because of cracks in the finish. I'm not thrill with how it came out but I haven't started sanding it yet.  It's not a priority.


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