A dense wood typically used for fretboards and bridges, ebony produces rich overtones.
Few woods carry the allure of Hawaiian koa, with its gorgeous figure and sweet, complex tone.
The tonewood superstar. Popular, traditional, and versatile, Bob Taylor puts Indian rosewood among the greatest tonewoods ever.
Revoiced to produce greater warmth, complexity, volume, sustain and responsiveness
A midrange powerhouse. Mahogany is prized for balance and articulation, making it one of the best all-around tonewoods there is.
Although not as well-known as its Indian rosewood cousin, ovangkol shares many of the same properties, making it a versatile, great-sounding tonewood.
Blackwood produces a strong volume, with a focused midrange and rich top-end shimmer.
One of the best all-around tonewoods there is, sapele will deliver for any playing style.
Sourced from city trees in need of removal, Urban Ash produces midrange power and balance comparable to Honduran mahogany.
Layered wood construction is used to offer attractive, durable and affordable models.
Beautifully figured and durable, layered koa provides attractive visuals and tone at an accessible price.
A cannon of a guitar, with exotic coloration and figure to match its bold voice.
Bold striping caused by fungus makes blackheart a rare and stunningly beautiful wood.
Macassar’s exotic beauty is matched by a bold, dynamic tone that can be dark or bright, depending on the player and the top pairing.
Rare and beautiful, figured mahogany is reserved for limited edition or custom guitars.
Besides boasting gorgeous figure, the tone enhances sapele’s “bright mahogany” voice with extra low-end warmth.
Walnut’s crisp highs are balanced by a deep, woody low end that emerges as the guitar is played in.
Rich brown hues lend a pleasing aesthetic warmth to the guitars that showcase it.
Maple veneer is part of the resilient layered construction.
A blackwood veneer with layered wood construction blends exotic beauty, resilience and affordability.
This dark-hued wood adds a rich complexion to select 200 Deluxe models.
Sonically comparable to rosewood, granadillo’s higher density yields a clear, ringing tone.
A rosewood veneer and layered construction present a beautiful aesthetic in a durable, affordable package.”
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