Posted by on April 9, 2011

In a previous article, we discussed popular tonewoods used for acoustic guitar tops, where they are harvested, and some of their tonal characteristics, strengths and weaknesses. Although among luthiers (guitar craftsman), the top or soundboard is perhaps the most influential piece of wood that shapes the tonal quality of the acoustic guitar, the sides and back also shape and add overtones and other qualities to the sound before it projects through the sound hole. Continue reading


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