guitar local woods Cherry alder black locust spruce classical Estudio stoll luthier

The classical guitar for students and other ambitious guitarists made of local woods, this time with Cherry / Spruce an Alder neck and fingerboard and bridge of Black Locust.  An amazingly beautiful substitute for Indian Rosewood, with an almost identical tone and an extra of ethereal highs. CITES-reglementations inspired us to search for alternatives. Local ...continue reading "Classical Guitar Estudio Local Woods – <br>Cherry, Alder, Black Locust"

tamarinde steel string acoustic guitar luthier christian stoll

CITES-friendly In search of alternatives to the highly restricted Rosewood we found some really promising wood species. One of this woods is , the other one is Tamarind, which we want to introduce with this post. Rosewood-free As Rosewood is commonly used for fingerboard, bridge and binding and thus also troubles crossing frontiers, we decided ...continue reading "Ambition Spalted Tamarind – Free of Rosewood"

moa austalian teak mangium steel string acoustic guitar luthier christian stoll

CITES-friendly In search of alternatives to the highly restricted Rosewood we found some really promising wood species. One of this woods is , the other one is Moa, which we'd like to intruduce with this post. Rosewood-free As Rosewood is commonly used for fingerboard, bridge and binding and thus also troubles crossing frontiers, we decided ...continue reading "Ambition Moa (Australian Teak, Mangium) Free of Rosewood"

Small Nylon String Classic Guitar small hands Cutaway

Small Guitar Without Compromises If you have an unusual height, you are best off with a guitar maker. This guitar has a much smaller body with a special construction for a full sound built for a small person who did not want to commit to any compromises in sound.