Tag Archives: cedar

Cedar top, 640 scale length, cut-away

Here is a quite nice instrument. Very easy to play. I wrote about it before on this blog. It is a sibling of the one I built for Pedro Cortes in 2019. It has been here all that time. I … Continue reading

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A Post-Covid concert invite to Lummi Island

Earlier this month I got a call from Eric Warner at Pacific Rim Tonewoods. (PRT) Eric wanted me to invite me to a concert that Miroslav Tadic was going to perform that evening. PRT has been involved in a project … Continue reading

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The Swan – Video with the Padauk and Cedar

David Lockington (cello) and Yaniv Attar (guitar) perform Saint-Saëns’ The Swan Guitar as described in the post Cedar and Padauk – a good guitar combo

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Cedar and Padauk – a good guitar combo –

Padauk is an interesting wood for guitars. The first time I tried to bend it for sides, it cracked, and those had to be discarded. 🙁 But it is used for bridges by some luthiers. It has a good resonating … Continue reading

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More of Brandon’s guitar

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Another new guitar – Available now

I have guitars to sell! I have updated the guitars for sale page I added a link to a new cedar and rosewood double top. It’s a student model, so it will be priced to be affordable. I also moved … Continue reading

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Ekachai and the third twin…

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A while back… I posted about the third twin.. er triplet. Ghost Spruce http://ganzguitars.com/wp/index.php/2015/09/28/the-third-triplet-see-through-cedar/ It has been strung up for a while now and I’ve been playing it.. and playing around with it. I installed an arm-rest, a tap plate … Continue reading

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Good Things Come In Trees (and Threes) – Tops

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The Triplets will have tops from the same billet of cedar. They are nearly identical. (No two pieces of wood from a tree are identical; nearly is as close as you can get.) So I joined the three tops and … Continue reading

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