Tag: tonewood

Finding wood for the Neckblock

A couple of weeks ago I went to a lumberyard nearby my house here in Virginia. I had never been to a lumber yard before, so I was very curious to see what I would have found there. As a wannabe luthier, I was mostly interested in finding some nice quarter-sawn wood, but I must […]

My tonewood is cracking!

A couple of weeks ago I bought some really nice tonewood from Aron Hix on eBay. This wood will be the soul of my first guitar build! I got a nice Adirondack Spruce top, very nicely quartered, and a Pau Ferro back and side set. I left the wood flat on a surface and kind […]