Godin Left Handed Guitars

Wondering which Godin left handed guitars are currently available? Well, you’re in the right place!

Godin Guitars is based in Canada, and offers up some truly innovative guitars which combine traditional design with state-of-the-art features and manufacturing techniques.

The company’s Canadian heritage is proudly featured in many of their instruments, which are constructed from many home-grown tone-woods such as Canadian Wild Cherry and silver leaf maple.

Oh, and it’s pronounced Go-Dan. But you knew that, right?

Godin also owns Seagull Guitars, a range of quality, but still affordable acoustic guitars. If you’d like, why not check out the range of Seagull left handed guitars as well.

Does Godin Make Left Handed Guitars?

Yes! At the time of writing there are currently 6 left handed Godin guitars available. This includes 3 different Multiac models, a beautiful electric hollowbody, and 2 classical guitars from Godin’s Nylon Series.

Godin Left Handed Guitars
See the full range below!

Godin Left Handed Guitars

A6 Ultra

The left handed Godin A6 Ultra gives you the sound of a plugged-in acoustic guitar with the comfort of an electric size neck. When playing live, feedback is almost entirely eliminated thanks to its innovative chambered body design.

left handed Godin A6 Ultra

A Godin humbucker in the neck position provides a full and thick tone, and is combined with an under-saddle transducer to give a wide variety of different sounds.

The guitar also features dual outputs which allows you to combine both electric and acoustic tones for a truly huge sound.

The specially voiced custom Godin preamp section allows for independent control of both the acoustic transducer and electric humbucker volume and EQ settings.

All of these features combine to create an incredibly versatile guitar!

  • Chambered silver leaf maple body with solid cedar top
  • Mahogany neck with Richlite fretboard
  • Godin GNH1 Humbucker and under-saddle transducer
  • Dual outputs for acoustic and electric blending
  • Semi-gloss natural finish
  • Gig bag included

Check out the video below for an overview of the variety of sounds that the Godin A6 Ultra is capable of!

Multiac Nylon String

Bring up nylon strings and your thoughts will probably turn to classical guitars, but this isn’t the case with the left handed Godin Multiac Nylon!

This guitar provides modern acoustic guitar design coupled with innovative in-built electronics and synth access for virtually unlimited sonic potential!

left handed Godin Multiac Nylon SA

It features a chambered thinline mahogany body, solid sitka spruce top, a comfortable mahogany neck, and a Richlite fingerboard.

The chambered body helps to virtually eliminate any feedback when playing live, and the easy-access controls really let you dial in the sound that you are after.

Each string is given its own pickup, which results in a fantastic amplified sound plus the ability to experiment with synth connectivity.

It offers both 13-pin synth and 1/4″ outputs for the ultimate in versatility.

A great choice for steel-string guitarists looking to integrate nylon string sounds into their music.

  • Chambered mahogany body with solid spruce top
  • Mahogany neck with Richlite fretboard
  • Custom RMC Polydrive electronics
  • GR Series and Axon AX100 guitar synths
  • High-gloss natural finish
  • Includes gig bag

In the video below, Godin talks us through the various different sounds that the Multiac Nylon is capable of.

Multiac Nylon Encore

The left handed Godin Multiac Nylon Encore is the more affordable of the two lefty nylon string guitars on offer from Godin.

left handed Godin Multiac Nylon Encore

This model features a feedback resistant chambered silver leaf maple body with a solid cedar top, a slim mahogany neck, and a fast rosewood fingerboard.

Custom EPM dual-source electronics gives the ability to switch between (or blend!) acoustic soundboard and under-saddle transducers.

The 25.5″ scale length, thinline body, and slim nut will feel familiar for electric guitarists looking to add some nylon string sounds to their music.

It’s the perfect choice for players looking for a comfortable, amplified, nylon string guitar sound with practically zero feedback – and all at a price that won’t break the bank!

  • Chambered silver leaf maple body with solid cedar top
  • Mahogany neck with rosewood fretboard
  • Blendable acoustic soundboard and under-saddle transducers
  • Semi-gloss natural finish
  • Includes gig bag

Check out the demonstration video below to see the Multiac Nylon Encore in action!

5th Avenue Kingpin P90

The left handed Godin 5th Avenue Kingpin P90 combines the vintage vibe of a ’50s archtop guitar with modern construction techniques and unrivalled playability.

left handed Godin 5th Avenue Kingpin P90

This modern beauty for the sophisticated player has improved dynamic range and projection when compared with traditional archtops.

Main features include a Canadian wild cherry body, silver leaf maple neck, and rosewood fingerboard.

The Kingpin P90 single-coil pickup provides all of the vintage tones you crave, with plenty of attitude and improved clarity. It should comfortably handle delta blues, jazz, alt-country, rock, and everything in between.

With the classy looks of a boutique instrument, you’ll no doubt be bowled over at how affordable this guitar actually is!

  • Canadian wild cherry back/sides and top
  • Silver leaf maple neck with rosewood fretboard
  • Kingpin P90 single-coil pickup
  • Custom polished satin cognac finish

Check out the demonstration video below for a great overview of the 5th Avenue Kingpin.

Etude

The nylon string Etude was the best-selling guitar in Godin’s La Patrie range. This range has now been rebranded under the Godin name and the Etude is now part of the Godin Nylon series.

Godin Etude Left Handed

Main features include a Canadian wild cherry body with solid cedar top, and a mahogany neck paired with a rosewood fretboard.

It has a full-sized body which helps to give the instrument the kind of harmonically rich sound that you’d usually have to spend a lot more money to achieve.

  • Canadian wild cherry back/sides and solid cedar top
  • Mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard
  • Rosewood bridge and tailpiece
  • Semi-gloss finish

Find out more about the new Godin Nylon series and hear a little bit of the Etude in the video below.

Concert

Main features include a solid mahogany body with a beautiful, semi-gloss solid cedar top. The classic mahogany neck and rosewood fretboard combination is present and accounted for.

Godin Concert Left Handed

The high-gloss finish is custom buffed down to allow the woods to vibrate freely and give a highly responsive and articulate sound.

  • Solid mahogany back/sides and solid cedar top
  • Mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard
  • Rosewood bridge and tailpiece
  • high-gloss finish

Why not check out the video above for an overview of the Nylon series where you can hear this guitar in action.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where Are Godin Guitars Made?

Godin guitars are made in Canada. The bodies and necks are crafted in La Patrie, Quebec, and then all guitars are assembled in either their New Hampshire or Quebec based factories.

Who Plays Godin Guitars?

A number of prominent players have been known to play Godin guitars, including Roger Waters, Steve Stevens, Doyle Dykes, Alex Skolnick, and Mike Scott to name but a few.

Godin Website

The Godin site ticks all of the boxes as (almost) all left handed Godin guitars are clearly displayed in their very own southpaw section.

The only guitars which are not displayed are the new Nylon Series models. However, if you take a look at the specifications for the right handed models you will be able to see that left handed versions are indeed available.

For more information:
Godin Guitars Website


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