Available Guitar Tonewood Sets

Available Tonewood Sets for Custom Acoustic Guitars

Cocobolo rosewood

Cocobolo rosewood Set
Truly one of the nicest sets I've had in my hands. Very Brazilian like tone and feel. Incredibly straight and true. Just beautiful to look at. 
These pics are dry. Imagine this set with a finish on it.

Big enough for any size. The sides are not shown but are cut from the same billet. 

Can only ship this wood inside the U.S.
Please inquire if you have an idea for a custom build with this wood. 
Cocobolo luthier set

Brazilian Rosewood

These sets are currently in my shop and ready to build. 
Prices are reasonable and vary by set.
U.S. Shipping only
  • Brazilian Rosewood

    Set #1

  • Brazilian Rosewood

    Set #2

  • Brazilian Rosewood

    Set #3

  • Brazilian Rosewood

    Set #4
    No longer available

  • Brazilian Rosewood

    Set #5
    No longer available

  • Brazilian Rosewood

    Set #6

  • Brazilian Rosewood

    Set #7

  • Brazilian Rosewood Acoustic

    Set #8

  • Brazilian Rosewood Guitar

    Set #9

  • Brazilian Rosewood guitar

    Set #10

  • Brazilian Rosewood Guitar

    Set #11

  • Brazilian Rosewood

    Set #12


Wood for the top

I have several types of spruce for you to choose from
- Red spruce (Adirondack)
- Torrefied Red spruce
- Lutz spruce (Hybrid of White spruce & Sitka)
- Torrefied Sitka spruce
- White spruce 
-Red spruce and Lutz spruce are my preferences. 
-Lutz has qualities of both Sitka and Red spruce. 

-I have some torrefied Red spruce as well.
-I also have some torrefied Sitka which has a great vintage vibe and a broken in tone right out of the box.

-White spruce is of the same family as Adirondack. Usually the white spruce trees don't grow big enough for guitar tops. Very nice wood. Straight, narrow grain. 

I use Sitka spruce for my bracing because that is what was used on pre-war Martins. 
Torrefied Sitka bracing provides a very resonant sound while "fresh" Sitka gives a tighter more focused tone (all things being equal). Both are great, just a matter of what you're looking for tonewise.
Red spruce = Adirondack spruce

Torrefied Sitka Spruce

Terrefied sitka top

Very fine Eastern Black Walnut
Great tap tone. Very stable wood. 
Eastern Black Walnut
Walnut back and sides / guitar

Very fine Eastern Black Walnut.

Great tap tone. Very stable wood. 
Eastern Black Walnut
Walnut back and sides / guitar

This is Macacauba aka Coyote wood. From Central America and Northern South America. Comes in a few varieties depending on location. 

Very nice sounding wood. Looks almost like Teak wood when finished. Not quite the tap tone of Brazilian rosewood but it's a step closer than Indian rosewood. I have many smaller sets of this wood. Some sets have nice contrasting sapwood. 
Many more sets available. I will post more pictures as time permits.
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