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(Formerly known as the "Barnett Umbra")
Parts Included: Guitar Support, one Internal Magnet Set, Adhesive Strips & Markers, Allen Wrench, & Complete Installation Instructions. (For additional Internal Magnet Sets for additional guitars, please choose from the options below the Add to Cart button.)
This is the more economical version of the Atlas Magnetic Guitar Support. Functionally, it is exactly the same, but the wooden parts of the standard model are replaced with Vydyne, a high quality reinforced nylon that is both strong and beautiful. Sagework guitar supports are symmetrical and work for both right or left-handed players.
Which size to choose?: Please see our Sizing Options page.
Orders outside of the United States: Your country will likely charge you an import duty plus your standard local taxes. If you are not located in the United States, we recommend purchasing from a dealer in your country. CLICK HERE for a list of non-U.S. dealers.
WARNING: Do not use magnetic guitar supports if you have a pacemaker or similar device.
Designed and built in USA from domestic and foreign components.
U.S. Patents 8901403 & 8455744.
How easy is it to install? - Watch the following video:
Review by Allen Matthews:
Received the Umbra guitar support a couple weeks ago and have not stopped using it since. A perfectly comfortable device that allows for a very relaxed playing position with zero effort required to maintain. Wonderful product.
This is a well made, well engineered product. I have a very unusual style of holding my guitar and the Sagework Umbra has all the adjustments required to satisfy even my unique style. It is a top quality product , easy to install. I plan on many years of playing with my Sagework Umbra.
I am quite tall (192cm) and was developing back pain when playing, because even with a foot rest in optimal position, my back was twisted. Having seen another review by a tall purchaser who was also very satisfied, I contacted Geoff thinking I would need the tall model. He advised me to try the regular model first, as the tall version was at that point not available. That has proven to be excellent advice. For the last month I have been able to sit comfortably to practice for 60-90 minutes without a twinge. The guitar is balanced and secure. The only issue I had was placing the magnets. I attached them according to the instructions, and let them sit for several hours. Several days later they fell off when I was carrying the guitar in its case. I replaced the 3M strips with double sided Gorilla mounting tape which has worked perfectly even when the guitar has been carried on aircraft. Altogether the Umbra support has been an excellent purchase which has helped to restore the enjoyment of playing. I highly recommend it!
I bought an expensive leather strap recommended by my guitar teacher, then I was asked to buy a foot stool to keep my guitar up and stable for both practicing at home and at my lessons. Problem was that in my home and where I go to my lessons all of the chairs have arms that interfere with holding the guitar properly. I had a problem with my guitar took it back to the music store . While in the store I saw a guitar stool, with metal bar for keeping my knee up to rest my guitar in proper position and bought one. Unfortunately the metal foot rest is mounted too high and not comfortable when practicing. Then I saw my online teacher 's guitar sort of floating when neither hand was on the guitar. I sent him an email asking about what I saw, and his guitar always in a proper position. He emailed me about his support, and gave me the SAGEWORK GUITAR SUPPORT site. At first I was skeptical, as to how this would work for me. Everything I've had so far was not working so well when practicing. However, I made a purchase and when my SageWork support arrived I immediately installed it on my guitar. Practicing now with the SAGEWORK support is very comfortable for me. I took it with me to my guitar lesson, and my teacher was also interested in how it was installed snd how well it supported my guitar always at the same angle, and throughout my lesson he took my guitar each time instead of his own my guitar telling me how nice it was for support when playing guitar when one is seated. I love my support and use it NOW 100% of the time! Great guitar support!
When playing musicals which require fast instrument changes it’s important to make the switches as efficient as possible.
The Sagework umbra makes that possible!