Articles about spruce
Dubbed the "all purpose guitar," there's no reason why it shouldn't be. The Taylor 710 series is an outstanding instrument at a reasonable price for something so finely made and versitiel
The Martin D-42 is a highly sought after guitar in the price and beauty range falling between the D-28 and the D-45. As the tonewoods of the world have changed, a "new" form of rosewood is quickly becoming a much desired one for its tonality and beauty, and that wood is Madagascar's rosewood.
There are many mahogany body and spruce top dreadnought guitars in production by many another different company. I've seen few, if any, designed to be as visually appealing as is the Martin D 18GL. Named for Gordon Lightfoot, this mahogany dreadnought features some beautiful solid bear claw or quilted woods, and a lot of abalone inlay.
Robert Johnson is a legendary musician. He lived a short life, recorded not too many tunes, and died mysteriously. But his guitar playing legend inspired countless musicians. He played a Gibson L1 guitar, and Gibson has recreated them for us all.
Bob Taylor's Taylor guitar company makes especially fine instruments. The Taylor 810 has always been one of their most popular guitars, and it always will be, for it embraces the wonderful combination of tonewoods, rosewood and spruce, that huge numbers of guitarists desire, and it presents them in an original way
The Martin D-28 Herringbone guitar is a world famous instrument. It's not an instrument which will ever likely be surpassed, or forgotten. The Martin is fabulous, but it's expensive. The Blueridge BR-160 is a made in China and all solid wood replica for less than half the price. It is virtually identical to the world famous Martin, but sells at a price any serious amateur can save for and own.
The Takamine 50th anniversary G series acoustic electric offers amazing utility for a terrific price.
The Martin D-19 is a rare guitar, and it's not one you'll likely ever see, and only rarely find for sale. It is a very desirable instrument to own for that reason, and because it is a Martin. The stained spruce top give the instrument the appearance of being made from all mahogany, but it is a spruce top guitar
Blueridge guitars offer extremely high quality acoustic guitars for a very affordable price. People all over are talking about how wonderful the Blueridge BR-70 is for the money. In this article we'll take a look at this instrument, and its specifications.
Tanglewood guitars are a new make of instrument founded in 1988. These instruments are by a company out of the United Kingdom, but are made in China. The Tanglewood solid wood spruce and rosewood dreadnought is their very affordable take on the Martin D-28
The Gibson J-45 is a American legend insofar as acoustic guitars are concerned. Koa as a tonewood is something which is becoming increasingly popular in the USA and abroad. Gibson Guitars has now created a brand new J-45 featuring solid Koa wood back and sides.