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What is Maple? | The Music Gallery Glossary of Guitar Terms

What is Maple? | The Music Gallery Glossary of Guitar Terms
This one time, my Strat fell out of an open gig bag on my concrete patio during loadout for a weekend of performances. After picking it and my jaw off the patio, I saw that it dinged up 2 frets but the fingerboard was totally fine. Had that been my Les Paul Custom I would have been taking it to Chip to work his Headstock Voodoo Magic! 

What is Spruce? | The Music Gallery Glossary of Guitar Terms

What is Spruce? | The Music Gallery Glossary of Guitar Terms
What is Spruce? Spruce is a widespread coniferous tree that has a distinctive conical shape and hanging cones, widely grown for timber, pulp, and C...

What is Rosewood? | The Music Gallery Glossary of Guitar Terms

What is Rosewood? | The Music Gallery Glossary of Guitar Terms
This installment in the Music Gallery Glossary of Guitar Terms covers What is Rosewood in the context of acoustic and electric guitars. Rosewood is...

What is The Plek Machine? | The Music Gallery Glossary of Guitar Terms

What is The Plek Machine? | The Music Gallery Glossary of Guitar Terms
I prepared the video below a couple years ago with George and I think it still does a better job at getting the idea across better than any person ...

What is Mahogany? | The Music Gallery Glossary of Guitar Terms

What is Mahogany? | The Music Gallery Glossary of Guitar Terms
You're here to learn about one of the top 5 tonewoods of all time and I will do my best to share with you the info I have found helpful. First off,...

What is Sapele? | The Music Gallery Glossary of Guitar Terms

What is Sapele? | The Music Gallery Glossary of Guitar Terms
Alright! Let's learn a little about this relatively new Mahogany substitute. Well, new to some folks but many luthiers, big name and garage builder...