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Cherry Vs. Indian Rosewood

March 27th, 2013 | Posted by Alaska Woods

When selecting tonewood, you have a myriad of choices, all of which can influence the tone of an acoustic guitar. Different types of wood accentuate and diminish sound quality, making only a select few appropriate for tonewood.  “The body and neck both contribute to the sound, and these components can be of single- or multi-wood Read More…

Understanding Why ASW Vertical Grain Tone Wood is Superior

March 14th, 2013 | Posted by Alaska Woods

When selecting the tone wood for woodwind instruments like acoustic guitars, you have a few options. Not much of a debate exists between vertical grain wood and straight sawn wood, because of the ubiquitous benefits and superiority of quarter-sawn wood. So VG wood is the loftier choice, but how can you be sure that you’re Read More…