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"I’m about 10 tops into a stack of 40 cedar tops I got from you, and whenever I want to start a new guitar, I just walk over and pick a top off the stack, and start building.
They are all that great! I don’t have to dink around with the pattern, or select the “best" one: I just start building. I love that!  I just wanted to let you know how much I appreciate your high standards, and what a pleasure it is to do business with you!"

Ben

Tigrillo

BSTigrilloWITG450Amburana cearensis

Our friends in Peru have found another spectacular tonewood to add to our eco-friendly offerings. The allure of this wood is obvious – striking, sharp stripe patterns and rich gold color. What might not be apparent in the photo (but will show through dramatically under finish) is a uniquely three dimensional ribbon texture in the grain. The wood is porous but rigid. All sets are well-sawn and the figure is strong on everything we’ve received. Tonally, expect a clear, rich tone with the punchiness of good Mahogany.

See a Tigrillo guitar by Josh Lindroos.

 

Back & Sides Dimensions
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Figured Wood Terms