A koa top's visual beauty is instantly inspiring, while its sonic rewards unfold over time, as warm, sweet overtones gradually emerge.
The hardwood top produces strong fundamentals with clarity and focus.
Similar to Engelmann spruce, with extra headroom and overtone warmth for a robust, mature sound.
Engelmann has a mature tone and yields a slightly richer midrange than Sitka.
A true performer for those with a lighter touch, cedar tops yield extra warmth and pair nicely with mahogany and rosewood.
The soundboard choice for most guitars, Sitka spruce produces a broad dynamic range and accommodates a versatile range of playing styles.
Loud, dynamic, clear and undeniably loud, Adirondack is a good match for players with a driving attack.
Tight grain structure and cross-grain stiffness produce a bold and brilliant response with warm overtones. Think cedar on steroids.
This natural hybrid of Sitka and White spruce also shares characteristics with Adirondack spruce, responding with power, richness and volume.