Tag - guitar tonewood

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Tonewood for Guitar Tops
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Wood Dent Removal
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Guitar Back Selection
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Top Tonewood Selection

Tonewood for Guitar Tops

Selection of the guitar top plate tonewood is one of the most important steps you can make in the wood selection process. The top is the most influential piece of wood that shapes the guitars volume and tone color attributes. So follow these tips and if you find some great tonewood stock, load up on it and use if for many years to come.

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Wood Dent Removal

It WILL happen. You have treated the instrument with care for many hours of building time, just when it is least expected a dent is discovered in a $160.00 prize Adirondack top that you have had aging in your shop for 2 years. “How could this happen, when I was so careful”, you ask yourself. Well believe me, it[…]

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Guitar Back Selection

Backs/Side toned sets offer the luthier even more option than do the top tonewood selections. The reason for this is not only are instruments are built from domestic hardwoods, even more often they are built from exotic hardwoods. Since it is hard for the beginning luthier to understand everything there is to know about wood species[…]

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Top Tonewood Selection

Different wood species definitely influence the tone and volume of a guitar, whether that be an acoustic guitar or a classical guitar. For the purposes of selection of a tonewood for a guitar top plate, we will focus our attention on softwoods or conifer species of trees in this article.

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