00 12 Fret Redwood / Flamed Mahogany

Here’s a Balanced Guitar with Awesome Sound Quality

The Santa Cruz brand has always provided sleek and sturdy guitars. The quality of sound produced by their creations has been on players’ lips for ages. You must have seen Jeff Tweedy and Dave Matthews rocking Santas on stage. The Santa Cruz 00 12 Fret Redwood is a recent product; let’s see what’s new. 


What’s New?

The Santa Cruz 00 12 Fret Redwood is a guitar that shows great balance, and it is also surprisingly loud. 

It comes from a long line of acoustic Santas. The latest addition to the Santa legacy is the balanced sound scheme. 

If you don’t understand what we mean by “balanced,” it is probably because you hear a lot of low ends.

However, if you play the 00 12 for a while, you’ll surely notice the loud, clear, and organically balanced frequency in your music.


A Unique body

The body of the  00 12 Fret Redwood is flamed mahogany. This chestnut brown wood is responsible for the unique vibration of music out the soundhole. 

Also, the waist of 00 12 sits perfectly on your lap to enable easy and prolonged playtime. 

You can find the saddle and pickguard in the middle of the guitar; this prevents strain when you play.

It has a beautiful Redwood top which provides a cool aesthetic feeling. The neck reflects warm mahogany wood, allowing you to easily manoeuvre your hands on the fretboard.


An attractive Fretboard

The fretboard of Santa Cruz 00 12 Fret Redwood is smooth ebony and holds 20 frets. This combination adds to the overall sound and provides extra warmth and character.


Perfect build for the perfect pitch. 

Thanks to its smaller scale (measured at 24.75″ / 628.5mm), the 00 12 Fret Redwood produces pristine pitch using less string tension. Therefore, this implies that you need less force when pressing the strings, making this guitar an extremely comfortable companion.


Conclusion – what we think about the Santa Cruz 00 12 Fret Redwood

It is obvious the makers cut no cost during its production; therefore, we can easily tell you that the Santa Cruz 00 12 is worth the hype and price

With guitars like the Santa Cruz 00 12 Fret Redwood in the market, guitarists can now master folk, pop, jazz, and the likes with ease.



00 12 Fret Redwood / Flamed Mahogany technical specifications

Manufacturer Santa Cruz
String Number 6
Body Type Family Concert
Body Type OO
Cutaway? No
Solid/Laminate Wood Solid Body, Solid Top
Top Material Redwood
Body Material Flamed Mahogany
Fretboard Material Ebony
Neck Material Mahogany
Number of Frets 20
Neck joint at 12th fret
Scale Length (inch) 24.75
Nut Width (inch) 1.75
Finish Natural
Amplification Unamplified
Pickup Active/Passive No Pickup
Left-Friendly? No
Left/Right Handed Right Handed
Made In USA

00 12 Fret Redwood / Flamed Mahogany reviews & comparison videos

00 12 Fret Redwood / Flamed Mahogany reviews & comparison

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