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Knowing How to Grade Tonewood

August 21st, 2014 | Posted by Alaska Woods

Tonewood plays a significant role in the sound of acoustic guitars. The difference is an obvious one, and even untrained ears can tell. The higher the quality of your tonewood, the better the sound will be. Depending on the tone you’re going for, you want to select a wood with the ideal hardness, density, porosity, Read More…

Alaska Specialty Woods Inc. teams up with Two Old Hippies Family of Instruments

August 5th, 2014 | Posted by Alaska Woods
Our Select Sitka Spruce Tonewood logs are safely stored under a canopy of 50+ year old sitka and hemlock trees.

              Tom Bedell, owner of  Bedell Guitars, Bredlove Guitars and Mandolins, and Weber Instruments visited us Sept. 2013. RA took pictures and captured video, then put together this very well done video  piece highlighting some of the ASW crew. Check it out http://bedellguitars.com/seed-to-song/the-tonewood-certification-project/suppliers/alaska-specialty-wood Also browse around the site to Read More…