Boden Standard 8 Maple

A harp For Lute Money 

The Boden Standard 8 doesn’t deviate away from the overall Boden design. It features clever choices of woods plus Strandergs very own high spec’d pick ups. We’re now able to get an extended range Boden at a great price and it’s obvious that a lot of consideration has gone into how to achieve this yet maintain the quality Strandberg are regarded for. 

The Standard 8 features solid body construction, in house designed passive pickups which are regarded by many as simply outstanding, and a figured Maple top veneer. This all accounts towards reduced costs yet an 8 String Boden which delivers outstanding value as well as top flight performance.

Use our demo to compare the guitars sounds when A/B’d next to the more expensive versions in the range. There is little to shun with this 8 string beast.

The Strandberg* Boden range is very likely unlike anything you’ve played before, yet somehow Strandberg have improved on what’s familiar in almost every way. 

By honing the way the guitars resonate, the weight has been reduced without sacrificing an ounce of tone.
  
Careful consideration of how we play differently at various parts of the fretboard, the specialised neck carve adapts our hands to more easily access those harder to reach notes effortlessly both low down and high up the neck. This is very helpful on 8 string guitars, meaning the play-ability feels very natural. 

Then there’s the frets which are fan fretted. This isn’t done so for appearance, the subtle fanning gives greater accuracy to intonation without making notes strange to play. 

For those venturing into 8 string territory, this is a great option due to the ease of access and the ability to maintain the build quality standards more advanced players require as you develop as a player. 

Boden Standard 8 Maple technical specifications

Manufacturer Strandberg
Series Boden
Made In Indonesia
GTIN 14 00819052021211
Manufacturer Part Number BD8CT-18S-M-FV-BL
Serial Number C1807324
Colour Black
Lefty/Right Handed Left Handed, Right Handed
Body Type Chambered
Body Shape Family Other
Top Material Family Ash
Body Material Family Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene
Fretboard Material Family Brownwood
Neck Material Family Birch
String Number 6
Number of Frets 17
Pickup Configuration H
Pickup Brand Aguilar
Active Pickup? No, Yes
Tremolo Yes, No
Tremolo Brand Aria
Left-Friendly? Yes, No

Boden Standard 8 Maple reviews & comparison videos

Boden Standard 8 Maple reviews & comparison

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