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2020 Darren Hippner Hauser #1002 Spruce Brazilian RW


Master Grade German Spruce with incredible CSA RW

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2020 Darren Hippner Hauser #1002 Spruce Brazilian RW


Model2020 Darren Hippner Hauser #1002 Spruce Brazilian RW
FinishFrench Polish top – Lacquer Back & Sides – finely applied
TunersRubner Premium Machines
CaseGuardian Vintage Black HSC

Tone Woods

Top Master Austrian Alpine Spruce – Darren is a wood dealer as well
Sides/BackCSA RW – again, gorgeous in the style of Hauser
Neck Cuban Mahogany
Truss Rod No
Bridge Ebony
Head PlateCSA RW
Fingerboard Ebony / Canted in the Hauser style
Binding Brazilian with Maples and Ebonies


Nut Width 52mm
String Spacings 44mm-50mm-57mm (1st fret – 12th fret at body – saddle)
Overall length 38 3/4″
Body length 19″
Upper bout width 10 3/4″
Waist Width 8 7/8″
Lower bout width 14″
Body depths 3 9/16″ & 3 5/8″  – upper to lower bouts
Guitar Weight 3lbs 8oz.
Action 4.5mm – 3.9mm low E to high E 12th fret unfretted
CITES Ineligible – Paperwork is not available for this guitar

2020 Darren Hippner Hauser #1002 Spruce Brazilian RW


Darren and I have been working together since 2003, where he has always impressed with the modeling and building of his guitars, his deep, instinctive knowledge, coupled with his extreme work ethic.  He built a number of Hauser models just recently, cherry picking one for me and the gallery.

The woods are phenomenal, her sound decidedly clean and pure in her voices and separation.  The play on her is gorgeous. Powerful, musical and expressive with easy play.  I found her round and warm sounding, with the expected bells of the trebles, exhibiting excellent balance throughout her ranges.

Don’t allow the Action numbers to throw you off as the fretboard is canted in the style of Hauser.  A canted neck will have a touch higher action, but with the radius of the fretboard and the flat-ish neck profile, she plays quite easily.

The Brazilian RW back & sides are some choice woods with some expected checking in the Rosewoods.  You can see this checking in the various photos.  The guitar plays and sounds as sweet as possible.  An excellent guitar by Darren Hippner.



Listening with high quality headphones or audio equipment is highly recommended including EQ manipulation, if possible. We record everything flat with just a touch of Reverb to relieve dryness. My goal is to record the guitar as realistically as is possible. Thanks. Rich

MP3 Audio – 201204-2020 Darren Hippner Hauser 1002 Spruce Brazilian RW – the guitar is very clear, with a smooth warmth and blooming basses that really works well.  Darren is a downright prodigy when it comes to building.  The setup helped the guitar to play and sound beautifully in my hands.

A link to my book of personal compositions is available below.   A TAB edition is also available.  Thank you kindly.  Rich

Richard F. Sayage – Solo Guitar Works Volume 1



Premium Single Arch Top or Double Arch HSC is included in your purchase price.

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Packaging is professionally done within its hard-shell case.

It is always preferred that you come to the Studio to play it and pick it up.

All concert level guitars come with a standard accessory package including extras sets of strings, humidifier, headstock tuner, nail buffer and more to help you care for and maintain your classical guitar. It is my way of saying thank you for doing business with me and Savage Classical Guitar.  Rich



This guitar carries a 1 Year Warranty from the luthier and Savage Classical Guitar

Please read my Return Policy

Please inquire using email or phone (Contact Me)

Email me directly if you need more info: rich at savageclassical dot com

Additional information

Weight15 lbs
Dimensions45 × 18 × 8 in