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The tone of your bass guitar is undoubtedly the result of a team effort; pickup types, string gauges, scale lengths and bridge designs are just a handful of things to consider. But arguably one of the biggest contributing factors is the choice of wood for the body, neck and fretboard, not least because they make up 90% of the construction of your guitar! Different combinations can yield different results, and while pickups, hardware and other components can be changed in time, tonewood stays put once it’s assembled. Different manufacturers tend to have their favoured wood choices, but in recent years the industry has seen a shift in trends. In this article we'll take a look at some of the most popular options available on the market today!
Tonewoods are arguably the most important factor to consider when building or choosing an acoustic guitar. They play a huge part in the tonal characteristics of your instrument, not to mention the aesthetics and feel. In this article, we'll take a closer look at some of the most popular tonewood options for acoustic guitars, and how each section of the guitar is affected!