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What Will Replace Classic Tonewoods?

June 18, 2020
There are no simple substitutes for beloved and threatened woods, but the guitar industry is responding resourcefully, building extraordinary instruments and new supply and communication networks, and—quite likely—creating new classics in the process.
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Acoustic Soundboard: The Challenges of Wood Sourcing, Part 2

July 21, 2017
Spruce remains king in the soundboard realm, but not all varietals are the same, or easy to come by.
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Breedlove Guitars Focus SE Custom Walnut Acoustic Guitar Review

Breedlove Guitars Focus SE Custom Walnut Acoustic Guitar Review

August 16, 2011
With its walnut back and sides and redwood top, the 25 1/2"-scale Focus SE has a recipe that’s hard to beat for this reviewer—and the tonewoods are just the start.
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Worland Guitars

Worland Guitars

April 15, 2010
Jim Worland''s creations range from traditional beauty to way out of the box.
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Petros Guitars Tunnel #13

Petros Guitars Tunnel #13

December 16, 2008
Southern Pacific Railroad’s Siskiyou Summit Tunnel #13 was built in the 1880s using virgin redwood timbers harvested in Southwestern Oregon. These timbers witnessed the October 11, 1923 hold up
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