April 2020

Mahogany

ARTICLES

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Breedlove Wildwood Concert Cutaway CE: The Premier Guitar Review

March 12, 2020
Sleek, stylish, affordable, and balanced, this compact, all-solid mahogany flattop excels in amplified performance situations.
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Lag Guitars HyVibe Smart Guitar Demo | NAMM 2020

January 31, 2020
Do-it-all smartphone-controllable axes with built-in effects invite you to leave your pedalboard—and even your amp—at home.
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Jol Dantzig’s Esoterica Electrica: What’s the Tonewood Equivalent of Gold?

January 17, 2020
Easy to work with, beautiful, stable, and much more, the marvel of mahogany isn’t lost on luthiers. But the price is a different story.
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First Look: Breedlove Organic Series Wildwood Concert Satin CE

January 6, 2020
Solid mahogany construction and stylish contemporary design distinguish this slinky performer—all for less than $650.
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Yamaha Red Label FSX3 Review

December 12, 2019
The Yamahas you loved are back, and just might be more playable and sweet sounding than ever.
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Godin Metropolis LTD Review

November 22, 2019
High quality, classy design, and adaptable L.R. Baggs Anthem electronics yield an intriguing mid-priced dreadnought.
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Orangewood Introduces First All-Solid Acoustic Guitars

July 31, 2019
First three vintage-inspired models will feature a torrefied spruce top paired with a solid mahogany back and sides.
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Farida OT-65 Review

April 23, 2019
Vintage style and excellent build quality in an affordable, all-solid, slope-shoulder dread.
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Breedlove Pursuit Concertina E Review

January 3, 2019
Surprising dynamism, punch, and balance in a budget small-body flattop.
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Yamaha CSF3M Review

July 16, 2018
Silky playability, sublime sounds, and top quality add up to a small-body super value.
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Breedlove Premier Concerto Review

May 1, 2017
A subtly luxurious, fingerstyle-focused flattop that excels across styles.
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Collings OM2H T Review

January 10, 2017
A tradition-minded orchestra model with magnificent tone, looks, feel, and craftsmanship.
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Batson GC22 Americana Review

December 13, 2016
A Nashville guitar designer delivers a lower-price boutique spin-off.
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Alvarez Delta00EDLX/SHB Review

August 11, 2016
A pre-war style blues machine with a modern-leaning sound.
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SNAMM '16 - Faith Guitars Mars Dreadnought Demo

July 1, 2016
The company's latest drop-shoulder flattop features all solid woods and streets for about $1,000.
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Eastman

SNAMM '16 - Eastman Guitars E40D SB & MD415 BK Demos

June 30, 2016
Learn about a new 45-style dreadnought and a mandolin built with mahogany back and sides.
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Cort Guitars

Cort Guitars Releases Mahogany Acoustic Models

February 26, 2016
The new models include the AF510M, SFX-MEM, and CE304T.
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NAMM '16 - Yamaha FG830 and FS850 Demos

February 21, 2016
Get introduced to the company's revamped FG series and the first all-mahogany guitar in its FS line.
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Cordoba

Cordoba Guitars Launches the Leona Series

January 7, 2016
Two Spanish-inspired steel-string parlor guitars.
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D’Angelico Gramercy SG200 Grand Auditorium Review

November 16, 2015
D’Angelico’s foray into flattops yields a stylish grand auditorium model.
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