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Western Redcedar tops

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Thuja plicata

Western Redcedar has continued to gain in popularity, especially among classical guitar makers. Today many high quality nylon string guitars are made with Cedar.
Cedar is softer, and not as strong nor as elastic as Spruce, but it is more stable with changes in moisture content. It is liked for its warm color, straight grain, and clear crisp tap tone. The color ranges from light to reddish to chocolate brown. Interesting color variations and streaking available in A and AA grade tops. Please inquire.


See a
Western Redcedar top
on a guitar by Mark Berry.

 

Tops Dimensions
  Wood Grading article
  Soundboard quality terms

 


SKU Product Name In Stock Each 3+  
TWC3ASS Top, Western Redcedar, AAA grade, steel string No $61.95 $55.14
TWC3ACL Top, Western Redcedar, AAA grade, classical/OM No $58.86 $52.39
TWC2ASS Top, Western Redcedar, AA grade, steel string Yes $42.59 $37.91