Figured Myrtlewood Lam Top Guitar Sets

Umbellularia californica

Also called Pepperwood & Bay Laurel, this is found on the Pacific coast from southwestern Oregon to southern California. It has a fairly fine texture and takes a beautiful polish. Partially air dried.

Item Number: IW34467

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$50.00
A ea. pc. 3/16 x 7 x 19 3/16"
$50.00
B ea. pc. 3/16 x 7 1/16 x 19 3/16"

Sitka Spruce Oversized/Harp Guitar Top Sets

Picea sitchensis

A conifer species native to the Pacific Coast of the U.S.A. It became well known during World War II because of its use in airplane construction. Widely used for sounding boards and tonewoods in the manufacture of musical instruments.

Item Number: IW34401

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$95.00
A ea. pc. 3/16-1/4 x 10 x 36 3/8"
$95.00
B ea. pc. 3/16-1/4 x 10 x 36 7/16"

Sitka Spruce Oversized/Harp Guitar Top Sets

Picea sitchensis

A conifer species native to the Pacific Coast of the U.S.A. It became well known during World War II because of its use in airplane construction. Widely used for sounding boards and tonewoods in the manufacture of musical instruments.

Item Number: IW34400

$95.00
A ea. pc. 3/16-1/4 x 10 1/16 x 36 7/16"
$95.00
B ea. pc. 3/16-1/4 x 10 1/16 x 36 7/16"

Western Red Cedar Guitar Top Set

Thuja plicata

This is a large conifer species growing along the Pacific Coast of the U.S.A. At one time most wooden shingles used in the U.S.A. were cut from Western Red Cedar. Old-growth billets with little or no grain run-out produce excellent tonewood for guitars and other musical instruments.

Item Number: IW34390

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$50.00
A ea. pc. 3/16 x 8 1/8 x 21 5/8"
$50.00
B ea. pc. 3/16 x 8 3/4 x 22 1/2"

Sitka Spruce Guitar Top Sets

Picea sitchensis

A conifer species native to the Pacific Coast of the U.S.A. It became well known during World War II because of its use in airplane construction. Widely used for sounding boards and tonewoods in the manufacture of musical instruments.

Item Number: IW34379

$50.00
A ea. pc. 3/16 x 9 x 24 1/8"
$50.00
B ea. pc. 3/16 x 9 x 24 1/8"

Sitka Spruce Oversized Guitar Top Sets

Picea sitchensis

A conifer species native to the Pacific Coast of the U.S.A. It became well known during World War II because of its use in airplane construction. Widely used for sounding boards and tonewoods in the manufacture of musical instruments.

Item Number: IW34378

$50.00
A ea. pc. 3/16 x 10 1/16 x 24 1/4"
$50.00
B ea. pc. 3/16 x 10 1/16 x 24 1/4"

Sitka Spruce Oversized Guitar Top Sets

Picea sitchensis

A conifer species native to the Pacific Coast of the U.S.A. It became well known during World War II because of its use in airplane construction. Widely used for sounding boards and tonewoods in the manufacture of musical instruments.

Item Number: IW34377

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$50.00
A ea. pc. 3/16 x 10 1/16 x 24 3/16"
$50.00
B ea. pc. 3/16 x 10 1/16 x 24 3/16"

Figured Swamp Ash Lam Top Guitar Set

Fraxinus profunda

This White Ash comes from the southern U.S.A. and is noteworthy for its very light weight, 2.2-3.2 lbs. per board foot. Used mainly in the musical instrument trade for light weight electric guitars, it also has very nice acoustic properties.

Item Number: IW34349

$50.00
A ea. pc. 3/8 x 6 15/16 x 18"
$50.00
B ea. pc. 3/8 x 6 15/16 x 17 15/16"

Figured Sapele Lam Top Guitar Sets

Entandrophragma cylindricum

The Sapele tree is found in tropical West & Central Africa. Even when without figure as this board Sapele has an amazing luster and takes a beautiful polish.

Item Number: IW34235

$125.00
A ea. pc. 9/16-5/8 x 7 1/8 x 20 1/16"
$125.00
B ea. pc. 9/16-5/8 x 7 1/8 x 20"

Figured Bolivian Purpleheart Lam Top Guitar Billets

Peltogyne sp.

This brick-red colored West African hardwood was once one of the more common imported hardwoods but has become increasingly scarce in the last couple of years. It is easy to work, takes a nice polish and is dimensionally stable. Kiln-dried.

Ribbon striped and broken curly figure.

Item Number: IW34197

$50.00
A 13/16 x 7 x 19 15/16"
$50.00
B 3/4 x 7 x 20"

Figured Sapele Arch/Carve Top Guitar Set

Entandrophragma cylindricum

The Sapele tree is found in tropical West & Central Africa. Even when without figure as this board Sapele has an amazing luster and takes a beautiful polish.

Item Number: IW34191

$95.00
ea. pc. 7/8 x 6 5/8 x 20 5/16"

Figured Sapele Arch/Carve Top Guitar Set

Entandrophragma cylindricum

The Sapele tree is found in tropical West & Central Africa. Even when without figure as this board Sapele has an amazing luster and takes a beautiful polish.

Item Number: IW34124

$150.00
ea. pc. 13/16 x 8 x 19 15/16"

Figured Sapele Lam Top Guitar Sets

Entandrophragma cylindricum

The Sapele tree is found in tropical West & Central Africa. Even when without figure as this board Sapele has an amazing luster and takes a beautiful polish.

Item Number: IW34114

$100.00
A ea. pc. 1/4 x 6 15/16 x 22"
$100.00
B ea. pc. 1/4 x 6 15/16 x 22"

Figured Sapele Lam Top Guitar Sets

Entandrophragma cylindricum

The Sapele tree is found in tropical West & Central Africa. Even when without figure as this board Sapele has an amazing luster and takes a beautiful polish.

Item Number: IW34113

$100.00
A ea. pc. 3/16 x 7 x 21 7/8"
$100.00
B ea. pc. 1/4 x 7 x 22"

Burly Bulgarian Mulberry Lam Top Guitar Sets

Morus nigra

Found in Asia and Europe this is medium sized tree with a stout trunk. It is probably best known for its leaves on which silkworms feed. The heartwood is yellow to reddish-yellow becoming a rich golden brown. Excellent for chair and furniture work.

Item Number: IW34039

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$45.00
A ea. pc. 3/8 x 7 1/4 x 20 1/2"
$45.00
B ea. pc. 3/8 x 7 7/16 x 20 7/16"

Burly Bulgarian Mulberry Lam Top Guitar Sets

Morus nigra

Found in Asia and Europe this is medium sized tree with a stout trunk. It is probably best known for its leaves on which silkworms feed. The heartwood is yellow to reddish-yellow becoming a rich golden brown. Excellent for chair and furniture work.

Item Number: IW34038

$45.00
A ea. pc. 3/8-7/16 x 7 x 20 1/2"
$45.00
B ea. pc. 3/8-7/16 x 7 1/4 x 20 3/8"

Alaskan Yellow Cedar Ukulele Top Sets

Chamaecyparis nootkatensis

This is fantastic wood with grain so fine you can hardly see the annular rings. Quartersawn. Kiln-dried.

Item Number: IW33940

$25.00
A ea. pc. 3/16 x 4 7/8 x 22"
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$25.00
B ea. pc. 3/16 x 5 x 22"

Alaskan Yellow Cedar Ukulele Top Sets

Chamaecyparis nootkatensis

This is fantastic wood with grain so fine you can hardly see the annular rings. Quartersawn. Kiln-dried.

Item Number: IW33939

$30.00
A ea. pc. 3/16 x 5 7/16 x 22"
$30.00
B ea. pc. 3/16 x 5 7/16 x 22"

Alaskan Yellow Cedar Ukulele Top Sets

Chamaecyparis nootkatensis

This is fantastic wood with grain so fine you can hardly see the annular rings. Quartersawn. Kiln-dried.

Item Number: IW33938

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$30.00
A ea. pc. 3/16 x 5 7/8 x 20"
$30.00
B ea. pc. 3/16 x 5 7/8 x 20"

Engelmann Spruce Ukulele Top Sets

(Picea engelmanni)

This is a high altitude spruce found from the Rocky Mountains west to the Cascade range. Generally much lighter in color than Sitka Spruce. Our stock is well air-dried, has consistent ring spacing, is stiff across the grain, and is extremely resonant. A beautiful sound wood for musical instruments.

Item Number: IW33893

$30.00
A ea. pc . 3/16 x 5 11/16 x 17 1/2"
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$30.00
B ea. pc . 3/16 x 5 7/16 x 19 1/8"

Engelmann Spruce Ukulele Top Sets

(Picea engelmanni)

This is a high altitude spruce found from the Rocky Mountains west to the Cascade range. Generally much lighter in color than Sitka Spruce. Our stock is well air-dried, has consistent ring spacing, is stiff across the grain, and is extremely resonant. A beautiful sound wood for musical instruments.

Item Number: IW33892

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$30.00
A ea. pc. 3/16 x 5 11/16 x 17 1/2"
$30.00
B ea. pc. 3/16 x 5 11/16 x 17 1/2"
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$30.00
C ea. pc. 3/16 x 5 11/16 x 17 1/2"

Figured Tasmanian Blackwood Lam Top Guitar Sets

Acacia melanoxylon

The heartwood of Tasmanian Blackwood is a golden-brown to reddish-brown color, oftentimes with darker streaks. It is extremely lustrous and takes a beautiful, smooth finish. It is a very close match to Koa and the type of figuring and tonal qualities is similar.

Item Number: IW33826

$150.00
A ea. pc.5/16-3/8 x 7 7/16 x 22 1/8"
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$150.00
B ea. pc.3/8 x 8 x 22 3/8"

African Padouk Arch Guitar Top Sets

Pterocarpus soyauxii

This brick-red colored West African hardwood was once one of the more common imported hardwoods but has become increasingly scarce in the last couple of years. It is easy to work, takes a nice polish and is dimensionally stable. Kiln-dried.

Item Number: IW33802

$100.00
A ea. pc. 7/8 x 7 x 21 15/16"
$110.00
B ea. pc. 15/16 x 8 x 22 5/16"

Figured Genuine Mahogany Arch Top Guitar Set

Swietenia macrophylla

Also called Acajou, Tropical American Mahogany, and Honduras Mahogany. This medium to large tree occurs throughout Central and South America. Related to Cuban Mahogany (Swietenia mahogani) and Pacific Coast Mahogany (Swietenia humilis). It produces one of the classic furniture and cabinetmaking woods. The heartwood varies from a light reddish-brown to a rich, dark red. Generally straight grained and exceptionally stable, it is easy to machine, hand plane, sand and finish. Occasional logs produce several figures, curly, quilted, and the rare plum pudding figure which looks like large drips running down the board. Used in fine furniture and joinery, boat building, and in the guitar industry for acoustic sets and necks.

Due to CITES regulations, we can only ship this species to customers in the United States.

Item Number: IW33800

$150.00
ea. pc. 9/16-5/8 x 9 1/16 x 22 1/2"

Bulgarian Mulberry Lam Top Guitar Sets

Morus nigra

Found in Asia and Europe this is medium sized tree with a stout trunk. It is probably best known for its leaves on which silkworms feed. The heartwood is yellow to reddish-yellow becoming a rich golden brown. Excellent for chair and furniture work.

Item Number: IW33776

$50.00
A ea. pc. 5/16 x 7 x 22 5/16"
$50.00
B ea. pc. 3/8 x 7 x 22 3/8"

Figured Genuine Mahogany Lam Top Guitar Set

Khaya ivorensis

This crotch was custom sawn for us in Ghana. Some of these have extraordinary figure with a high level of chatoyance. In almost everyone the crotch figure has opened up and will need to be filled with a clear or colored epoxy resin, acrylic resin, or amalgam to give them a smooth surface but will be well worth the effort. Rare.

Item Number: IW33516

$75.00
ea. pc. 5/16 x 7 13/16 x 20 13/16"

Figured Genuine Mahogany Lam Top Guitar Set

Swietenia macrophylla

Also called Acajou, Tropical American Mahogany, and Honduras Mahogany. This medium to large tree occurs throughout Central and South America. Related to Cuban Mahogany (Swietenia mahogani) and Pacific Coast Mahogany (Swietenia humilis). It produces one of the classic furniture and cabinetmaking woods. The heartwood varies from a light reddish-brown to a rich, dark red. Generally straight grained and exceptionally stable, it is easy to machine, hand plane, sand and finish. Occasional logs produce several figures, curly, quilted, and the rare plum pudding figure which looks like large drips running down the board. Used in fine furniture and joinery, boat building, and in the guitar industry for acoustic sets and necks.

Due to CITES regulations, we can only ship this species to customers in the United States.

Item Number: IW33457

$165.00
ea. pc. 3/8-7/16 x 7 1/4 x 24 1/8"

Sitka Spruce Arch Top Guitar Sets

Picea sitchensis

A conifer species native to the Pacific Coast of the U.S.A. It became well known during World War II because of its use in airplane construction. Widely used for sounding boards and tonewoods in the manufacture of musical instruments.

Item Number: IW33372

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$200.00
A ea. pc. 1 1/16 x 9 x 23 1/4"
$200.00
B ea. pc. 15/16 x 9 1/8 x 22 9/16"

Madagascar Rosewood Lam Top Guitar Sets

Dalbergia sp.

This is one of many Madagascar Rosewood species. The heartwood is light to dark purple in sharp contrast to the light colored sapwood. Like other rosewoods it has a pleasant, sweet smell. This material is at least 10 years air-dried. We have seen only one log of this rare rosewood in twenty-five years.

Due to CITES regulations, we can only ship this species to customers in the United States.

Item Number: IW33088

$250.00
A ea. pc. 3/8 x 7 9/16 x 22 3/8"
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$250.00
B ea. pc. 3/8 x 7 9/16 x 22 3/8"
$250.00
C ea. pc. 3/8 x 7 9/16 x 24 1/8"

Western Red Cedar Guitar Top Sets

Thuja plicata

This is a large conifer species growing along the Pacific Coast of the U.S.A. At one time most wooden shingles used in the U.S.A. were cut from Western Red Cedar. Old-growth billets with little or no grain run-out produce excellent tonewood for guitars and other musical instruments.

Item Number: IW32980

$50.00
A ea. pc. 3/16 x 9 1/8 x 22 9/16"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$50.00
B ea. pc. 3/16 x 9 1/4 x 23"

Zebrawood Lam Top Guitar Sets

Microberlinia brazzavillensis

This striped wood develops a beautiful golden patina as it ages.

Item Number: IW32914

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$75.00
A ea. pc. 3/8 x 7 1/2 x 22 3/4"
$75.00
B ea. pc. 3/8 x 7 1/2 x 22 11/16"

Western Red Cedar Guitar Top Sets

Thuja plicata

This is a large conifer species growing along the Pacific Coast of the U.S.A. At one time most wooden shingles used in the U.S.A. were cut from Western Red Cedar. Old-growth billets with little or no grain run-out produce excellent tonewood for guitars and other musical instruments.

Item Number: IW32794

$50.00
A ea. pc. 3/16 x 7 5/8 x 21"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$50.00
B ea. pc. 3/16 x 7 5/8 x 21 5/16"

Sitka Spruce Ukulele/Mandolin Top Sets

Picea sitchensis

A conifer species native to the Pacific Coast of the U.S.A. It became well known during World War II because of its use in airplane construction. Widely used for sounding boards and tonewoods in the manufacture of musical instruments.

Item Number: IW32661

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$40.00 $32.00
A ea. pc. 3/16 x 5 1/16 x 23"
$40.00 $32.00
B ea. pc. 3/16 x 5 1/16 x 23"

Sitka Spruce Ukulele/Mandolin Top Sets

Picea sitchensis

A conifer species native to the Pacific Coast of the U.S.A. It became well known during World War II because of its use in airplane construction. Widely used for sounding boards and tonewoods in the manufacture of musical instruments.

Item Number: IW32660

$35.00 $28.00
A ea. pc. 3/16 x 5 3/8 x 18 1/4"
$35.00 $28.00
B ea. pc. 3/16 x 5 3/8 x 18 1/4"
$35.00 $28.00
C ea. pc. 3/16 x 5 3/8 x 18 1/4"

Figured English Ash Guitar Top Sets

Item Number: IW32125

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$55.00
A ea. pc. 5/16 x 5-7 1/8 x 20 1/4"
$55.00 $44.00
B ea. pc. 5/16 x 7 x 20 3/16"

Figured Makore Lam Top Guitar Sets

Tieghemella heckelii

This West African wood is sometimes sold in the U.S.A. as African Cherry. The dust can be irritating to the nose-wear a suitable respirator.

Item Number: IW31145

$150.00 $120.00
A ea. pc. 5/16-3/8 x 7 1/2 x 22 11/16"
$150.00 $120.00
B ea. pc. 5/16-3/8 x 7 1/2 x 22 7/8"