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Abura (Mitragyna ciliata)Abura

Afrormosia (Pericopsis elata)Afrormosia

Alder:

European Alder (Alnus glutinosa)European Alder

Red Alder (Alnus rubra)Nepalese Alder

Red Alder (Alnus rubra)Red Alder

Ovangkol (sealed)Amazique

AmboynaAmboyna

Andiroba (Carapa spp.)Andiroba

Marblewood (Marmaroxylon racemosum)Angelim Rajado

Anigre (Aningeria spp.)Anigre

Apple (Malus domestica)Apple

Ash:

White Ash (sealed)Black Ash

White Ash (sealed)Blue Ash

European Ash (Fraxinus excelsior)European Ash

White Ash (sealed)Green Ash

Olive AshOlive Ash

White Ash (sealed)Oregon Ash

White Ash (sealed)Pumpkin Ash

White Ash (sealed)White Ash

Aspen:

Quaking Aspen (Populus tremuloides)Bigtooth Aspen

European Aspen (Populus tremula)European Aspen

Quaking Aspen (Populus tremuloides)Quaking Aspen

Avodire (Turraeanthus africanus)Avodire

Cypress (Taxodium distichum)Baldcypress

Balsa (Ochroma pyramidale)Balsa

Bamboo: horizontal (sanded)Bamboo

Basswood (Tilia americana)Basswood

Beech:

American Beech (Fagus grandifolia)American Beech

European Beech (Fagus sylvatica)European Beech

Beli (Julbernardia pellegriniana)Beli

Birch:

Yellow Birch (Betula alleghaniensis)Alaska Paper Birch

Yellow Birch (Betula alleghaniensis)Alder-leaf Birch

Yellow Birch (Betula alleghaniensis)Downy Birch

Yellow Birch (Betula alleghaniensis)Gray Birch

Masur Birch (sanded)Karelian Birch

Masur Birch (sanded)Masur Birch

Yellow Birch (Betula alleghaniensis)Paper Birch

Yellow Birch (Betula alleghaniensis)River Birch

Silver Birch (Betula pendula)Silver Birch

Yellow Birch (Betula alleghaniensis)Sweet Birch

Yellow Birch (Betula alleghaniensis)Yellow Birch

Blackwood:

African Blackwood (Dalbergia melanoxylon)African Blackwood

Australian Blackwood (Acacia melanoxylon)Australian Blackwood

Bocote (Cordia spp.)Bocote

Box Elder (sealed)Box Elder

Boxwood (Buxus sempervirens)Boxwood

Bloodwood (Brosimum rubescens)Bloodwood

Bubinga (Guibourtia spp.)Bubinga

Buckthorn (sealed)Buckthorn

Butternut (Juglans cinerea)Butternut

Canarywood (sealed)Canarywood

Cebil (Anadenanthera colubrina)Cebil

Cedar:

Aromatic Red Cedar (Juniperus virginiana)Aromatic Red Cedar

Aromatic Red Cedar (Juniperus virginiana)Eastern Redcedar

Northern White Cedar (Thuja occidentalis)Northern White Cedar

Aromatic Red Cedar (Juniperus virginiana)Southern Redcedar

Spanish Cedar (sealed)Spanish Cedar

Western Red Cedar (sealed)Western Redcedar

Spanish Cedar (sealed)Cedro

Chechen (sealed)Chechen

Cherry:

Black Cherry (Prunus serotina)Black Cherry

Jatoba (Hymenaea courbaril)Brazilian Cherry

Tiete Rosewood (Guibourtia chodatiana)Patagonian Cherry

Wild Cherry (Prunus avium)Wild Cherry

Cocobolo (sealed)Cocobolo

Cottonwood:

European Aspen (Populus tremula)Black Cottonwood

European Aspen (Populus tremula)Eastern Cottonwood

Cumaru (Dipteryx odorata)Cumaru

Cebil (Anadenanthera colubrina)Curupay

Cypress (Taxodium distichum)Cypress

Desert Ironwood (Olneya tesota)Desert Ironwood

Douglas-fir (sealed)Douglas-Fir

Ebony:

Ebony (Diospyros crassiflora)African Ebony

Black and White Ebony (Diospyros embryopteris)Black and White Ebony

Brown Ebony (Caesalpinia paraguariensis)Brown Ebony

Ebony (Diospyros crassiflora)Gaboon Ebony

Macassar Ebony (Diospyros celebica)Macassar Ebony

Black and White Ebony (Diospyros embryopteris)Pale Moon Ebony

Ekki (Lophira alata)Ekki

Elm:

American Elm (Ulmus americana)American Elm

Carpathian Elm (burl)Carpathian Elm

American Elm (Ulmus americana)Cedar Elm

Wych Elm (Ulmus glabra)Dutch Elm

English Elm (Ulmus procera)English Elm

American Elm (Ulmus americana)Red Elm

American Elm (Ulmus americana)Rock Elm

American Elm (Ulmus americana)Winged Elm

Wych Elm (Ulmus glabra)Wych Elm

Osage Orange (sealed)Fustic

Garapa (Apuleia leiocarpa)Garapa

Goncalo Alves (Astronium graveolens)Goncalo Alves

Hackberry (Celtis occidentalis)Hackberry

Hickory:

Shagbark Hickory (Carya ovata)Bitternut Hickory

Shagbark Hickory (Carya ovata)Mockernut Hickory

Shagbark Hickory (Carya ovata)Nutmeg Hickory

Shagbark Hickory (Carya ovata)Pignut Hickory

Shagbark Hickory (Carya ovata)Shagbark Hickory

Shagbark Hickory (Carya ovata)Shellbark Hickory

Shagbark Hickory (Carya ovata)Water Hickory

Holly:

Holly (Ilex opaca)American Holly

Holly (Ilex opaca)Cape Holly

English Holly (Ilex aquifolium)English Holly

Idigbo (Terminalia ivorensis)Idigbo

Imbuia (Ocotea porosa)Imbuia

Ipe (Tabebuia spp.)Ipe

Iroko (Chlorophora excelsa)Iroko

Black Mesquite (Prosopis nigra)Itin

Jarrah (Eucalyptus marginata)Jarrah

Jatoba (Hymenaea courbaril)Jatoba

Juniper:

No Images AvailableAfrican Juniper

Alligator Juniper (Juniperus deppeana)Alligator Juniper

Katalox (sealed)Katalox

Kempas (Koompassia malaccensis)Kempas

Kiaat (sealed)Kiaat

Kingwood (Dalbergia cearensis)Kingwood

Koa (Acacia koa)Koa

Limba (Terminalia superba)Korina

Merbau (Intsia bijuga)Kwila

Lacewood (Cardwellia sublimis)Lacewood

Light Red Meranti (sealed)Lauan

Leadwood (Combretum imberbe)Leadwood

Snakewood (sealed)Letterwood

Lignum Vitae (Guaiacum officinale)Lignum Vitae

Limba:

Limba (Terminalia superba)Black Limba

White Limba (sanded)White Limba

Lime:

Basswood (Tilia americana)American Lime

European Lime (Tilia x europaea)European Lime

Locust:

Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia)Black Locust

Honey Locust (Gleditsia triacanthos)Honey Locust

Lyptus (Eucalyptus urograndis)Lyptus®

Macacauba (Platymiscium ulei)Macacauba

Madrone (Arbutus menziesii)Madrone

Mahogany:

African Mahogany (Khaya senegalensis)African Mahogany

Honduran Mahogany (sealed)Cuban Mahogany

Honduran Mahogany (sealed)Honduran Mahogany

Light Red Meranti (sealed)Philippine Mahogany

Santos Mahogany (Myroxylon balsamum)Santos Mahogany

Makore (Tieghemella heckelii)Makore

Mango (Mangifera indica)Mango

Mansonia (Mansonia altissima)Mansonia

Maple:

Ambrosia MapleAmbrosia Maple

Hard Maple (Acer saccharum)Bigleaf Maple

birdseye-mapleBirdseye Maple

Hard Maple (Acer saccharum)Black Maple

Box Elder (sealed)Boxelder Maple

Field Maple (Acer campestre)Field Maple

Hard Maple (Acer saccharum)Hard Maple

Quilted MapleQuilted Maple

Hard Maple (Acer saccharum)Red Maple

Hard Maple (Acer saccharum)Silver Maple

Hard Maple (Acer saccharum)Soft Maple

Hard Maple (Acer saccharum)Striped Maple

Hard Maple (Acer saccharum)Sugar Maple

Sycamore Maple (Acer pseudoplatanus)Sycamore Maple

Marblewood (Marmaroxylon racemosum)Marblewood

Meranti:

No Images AvailableDark Red Meranti

Light Red Meranti (sealed)Light Red Meranti

No Images AvailableWhite Meranti

No Images AvailableYellow Meranti

Merbau (Intsia bijuga)Merbau

Mesquite:

Black Mesquite (Prosopis nigra)African Mesquite

Black Mesquite (Prosopis nigra)Black Mesquite

Black Mesquite (Prosopis nigra)Honey Mesquite

Monkeypod (Albizia saman)Monkeypod

Mopane (Colophospermum mopane)Mopane

Pau Ferro (Machaerium spp.)Morado

Movingui (Distemonanthus benthamianus)Movingui

Ovangkol (sealed)Mozambique

Red Mulberry (Morus rubra)Mulberry

Kiaat (sealed)Muninga

Myrtle (Umbellularia californica)Myrtle

Narra (Pterocarpus indicus)Narra

Peruvian Walnut (Juglans spp.)Nogal

No Images AvailableNyatoh

Oak:

Red Oak Group

Red OakRed Oak

Red OakBlack Oak

Red OakCalifornia Black Oak

Red OakCherrybark Oak

Red OakLaurel Oak

Red OakPin Oak

Red OakScarlet Oak

Red OakSouthern Red Oak

Red OakWater Oak

Red OakWillow Oak

 

White Oak Group

White OakWhite Oak

Bog Oak (sanded)Bog Oak

Brown Oak (sanded)Brown Oak

White OakBur Oak

White OakChestnut Oak

English Oak (Quercus robur)English Oak

Holm Oak (Quercus ilex)Holm Oak

White OakLive Oak

White OakOregon White Oak

White OakOvercup Oak

White OakPost Oak

White OakSessile Oak

White OakSwamp Chestnut Oak

White OakSwamp White Oak

Red OakTurkey Oak 

 

Olive (Olea europaea)Olive

Queensland Walnut (Endiandra palmerstonii)Orientalwood

Osage Orange:

Osage Orange (sealed)Osage Orange

Osage Orange (sealed)Argentine Osage Orange

Ovangkol (sealed)Ovangkol

Padauk (Pterocarpus soyauxii)Padauk

Palm:

Black Palm (Borassus flabellifer)Black Palm

Red Palm (Cocos nucifera)Red Palm

Wenge (Millettia laurentii)Panga Panga

Yellowheart (sealed)Pau Amarello

Pau Ferro (Machaerium spp.)Pau Ferro

Shagbark Hickory (Carya ovata)Pecan

No Images AvailablePericopsis

Pheasantwood (Senna siamea)Pheasantwood

Pine:

No Images AvailableLoblolly Pine

No Images AvailableLongleaf Pine

No Images AvailableShortleaf Pine

No Images AvailableSlash Pine

Pink Ivory (Berchemia zeyheri)Pink Ivory

Plane:

Sycamore (Platanus occidentalis)American Plane

London Plane (Platanus x hybrida)London Plane

Plum (Prunus domestica)Plum

Poplar:

Yellow Poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera)Poplar

European Aspen (Populus tremula)Balsam Poplar

Rainbow Poplar (sanded)Rainbow Poplar

Yellow Poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera)Tulip Poplar

White Poplar (Populus alba)White Poplar

Yellow Poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera)Yellow Poplar

Primavera (Tabebuia donnell-smithii)Primavera

Black Mesquite (Prosopis nigra)Prosopis juliflora

Purpleheart (Peltogyne spp.)Purpleheart

Pyinma (Lagerstroemia spp.)Pyinma

Redheart (Erythroxylon mexicanum)Redheart

Redwood (sealed)Redwood

Rengas (Gluta spp.)Rengas

Rosewood:

Amazon Rosewood (Dalbergia spruceana)Amazon Rosewood

Pau Ferro (Machaerium spp.)Bolivian Rosewood

Brazilian Rosewood (Dalbergia nigra)Brazilian Rosewood

East Indian Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)East Indian Rosewood

Honduran RosewoodHonduran Rosewood

Pau Ferro (Machaerium spp.)Santos Rosewood

Tiete Rosewood (Guibourtia chodatiana)Tiete Rosewood

Yucatan Rosewood (Dalbergia yucatensis)Yucatan Rosewood

Sapele (Entandrophragma cylindricum)Sapele

Sassafras:

Sassafras (Sassafras albidum)Sassafras

Blackheart Sassafras (Atherosperma moschatum)Blackheart Sassafras

Ovangkol (sealed)Shedua

Utile (Entandrophragma utile)Sipo

Tiete Rosewood (Guibourtia chodatiana)Sirari

Snakewood (sealed)Snakewood

Spruce:

Sitka Spruce (sealed)Black Spruce

Sitka Spruce (sealed)Engelmann Spruce

Sitka Spruce (sealed)Norway Spruce

Sitka Spruce (sealed)Red Spruce

Sitka Spruce (sealed)Sitka Spruce

Sitka Spruce (sealed)White Spruce

Sycamore:

Sycamore (Platanus occidentalis)American Sycamore

Sycamore Maple (Acer pseudoplatanus)European Sycamore

Teak:

Teak (Tectona grandis)Teak

Afrormosia (Pericopsis elata)African Teak

Cumaru (Dipteryx odorata)Brazilian Teak

Goncalo Alves (Astronium graveolens)Tigerwood

Timborana (Piptadenia spp.)Timborana

Tineo (Weinmannia trichosperma)Tineo

Tulipwood (Dalbergia decipularis)Tulipwood

No Images AvailableTurpentine

Utile (Entandrophragma utile)Utile

Verawood (Bulnesia sarmientoi)Verawood

Walnut:

African Walnut

Claro Walnut (Juglans hindsii)Bastogne Walnut

Black Walnut (sealed)Black Walnut

Ipe (Tabebuia spp.)Brazilian Walnut

Claro Walnut (Juglans hindsii)Claro Walnut

English Walnut (Juglans regia)English Walnut

Peruvian Walnut (Juglans spp.)Peruvian Walnut

Queensland Walnut (Endiandra palmerstonii)Queensland Walnut

Peruvian Walnut (Juglans spp.)Tropical Walnut

Butternut (Juglans cinerea)White Walnut

Wenge (Millettia laurentii)Wenge

Yellowheart (sealed)Yellowheart

Yew:

English Yew (Taxus baccata)European Yew

English Yew (Taxus baccata)Pacific Yew

Zebrawood (Microberlinia brazzavillensis)Zebrawood

Ziricote (Cordia dodecandra)Ziricote

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Another nice post Ted

here is a link to a page on a Luthire's site from Italy and he goes in depth about wood types, wood cuts, sound etc. A regular wiki for guitar building http://www.frudua.com/guitar_craftpedia_en.html

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Great book by Clubhouse Member David Sutton

Great book by Clubhouse Member Mike Orr

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