Tone woods Mahogany
Although not as popular as cedar and spruce classical guitars, mahogany classical guitars have been produced since the 1920’s. Mahogany tone woods are usually used in the back and sides of classical guitars but i have seen this occasionally used for a top.
Just as spruce and cedar classical guitars are distinct from each other, so is a guitar built using mahogany. The wood has a very rich dark quality to it and is often left unpolished to highlight the natural quality of the wood. The overall sound quality of a classical guitar using mahogany is warm, woods and punchy with a sound quality all of its own.
Classical guitars using mahogany need playing in, even more so than spruce classical guitars.
Wether your shopping for a spruce classical guitar, a cedar classical guitar or a mahogany classical guitar in the uk, our expert staff can help you find the right classical guitar for you in the uk.