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Left Handed Acoustics

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Our extensive selection of left-handed acoustic guitars features all the most popular and prestigious brands, ensuring you can discover the perfect left-hand acoustic for you.

At GAK, we take pride in offering an extensive collection of left-handed acoustic guitars to suit the unique needs of left-handed guitarists at all skill levels. Our range includes world-class Martin and Taylor acoustics as well as affordable Fender, Yamaha and Tanglewood models, ensuring that you can find the perfect left-handed guitar, no matter your budget or requirements.

Our selection doesn’t stop with left-handed acoustics; we also provide a diverse array of left-handed electric guitars and left-handed bass guitars for you to explore. Additionally, we offer essential accessories such as strings, guitar cases, stands, straps, instrument cables, slides and capos - everything you need for your ideal acoustic guitar setup.

If you need assistance or advice in choosing the right left-handed acoustic guitar, feel free to contact us or visit our Brighton store for friendly, expert guidance on your next purchase. With next-day delivery across the UK and finance options available, you can find your ideal left-handed acoustic and start playing in no time.

What brands make left-handed acoustics?

Many leading guitar brands manufacture left-handed acoustic guitars, including Fender, Gibson, Martin, Taylor, Yamaha and Epiphone, among others. These companies cater to the unique needs of left-handed musicians by offering a wide range of models and styles to choose from, ensuring that you can find the perfect left-handed acoustic guitar for your needs.

Can you play acoustic guitar left-handed?

Yes, you can play an acoustic guitar left-handed. Many guitar manufacturers produce left-handed models specifically designed for left-handed players. These left-handed acoustic guitars have the same quality and features as their right-handed counterparts but are tailored to provide a comfortable playing experience for left-handed musicians.

Does a left-handed person need a left-handed guitar?

While some left-handed individuals choose to learn to play a right-handed guitar, it’s generally more comfortable and natural for a left-handed person to play a left-handed guitar. Left-handed guitars are designed with a reversed layout, making it easier for left-handed players to access frets and strings.

Is there a difference between a left and right-handed acoustic guitar?

The primary difference between a left and right-handed acoustic guitar is the orientation of the instrument. Left-handed guitars have a reversed layout, with the strings and fretboard designed for left-handed players. Aside from this, the materials, construction and overall quality of the guitars are usually the same.

Which guitar is best for left-handed beginners?

For left-handed beginners, it’s essential to choose a guitar that offers comfortable playability, quality sound and excellent value for money. Brands like Yamaha, Fender and Epiphone offer entry-level left-handed acoustic guitars that are perfect for beginners, providing a solid foundation for their musical journey.

How do you string an acoustic guitar for a left-handed player?

To string an acoustic guitar for a left-handed player, simply reverse the order of the strings. Starting from the top, the string order should be E (lowest), A, D, G, B and E (highest). Be sure to adjust the guitar’s nut and bridge to accommodate the reversed string order and ensure proper intonation and playability.

While it is possible to string a right-handed guitar for a left-handed guitarist, it requires a fair amount of additional setup to accommodate the reverse order of the strings. We recommend buying a left-handed acoustic guitar that is already set up for this orientation.

Who are famous left-handed acoustic guitar players?

Some famous left-handed acoustic guitar players include Paul McCartney, Kurt Cobain (who wielded an acoustic guitar on Nirvana's iconic "Unplugged" album), Jimi Hendrix, Tony Iommi and Cesar Rosas. These talented musicians have inspired countless left-handed guitarists worldwide, proving that left-handed players can excel in the world of music and contribute their unique perspectives and styles to the industry.