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The wood pile

Below is a general list of woods I use, most but not all are usually in stock.  Please call for availability.   
For additional info, see the blue box on each guitar page for lists of materials and custom options available for each type of guitar.
                        

Wood types available for electric guitars
(some options may not be available on certain models, please check each individual guitar page for details.)

Tops:

  • Flame Maple   -   S (standard), UG (upgrade) and UG+ (upgrade plus) 

  • Quilted Maple   -    S (standard), UG (upgrade) and UG+ (upgrade plus)

  • "Alien" Maple

  • Birdseye Maple  

  • Black Walnut   -   curly or crotch cut

  • Koa   -   when available 

  • Ziracote 

  • Lacewood

  • Curly Bubinga

  • Sitka or Engelmann Spruce

  • Curly Redwood

  • Redwood burl

Body wood:

  • Honduras Mahogany

  • Philippine Mahogany

  • Black Walnut

  • Korina (White Limba) -  when available

  • Black Limba

  • Maple

  • Ash (hard Northern or Swamp Ash)

  • Alder

Neck Wood:

  • Honduras Mahogany

  • Maple

  • Walnut

  • Black Limba

  • White Limba - when available

(all necks are laminates of the above woods)

Fingerboards:

  • Gabon Ebony

  • Macassar Ebony

  • Indian Rosewood

  • Brazilian Rosewood   -  when available

  • Madagascar Rosewood

  • South American (Amazon) Rosewood 

  • Maple

  • Bocote

  • Pau Ferro

  • Cocobolo

All guitars are available with either unbound or bound necks & bodies. 

Bindings available:    white, black, cream, tortoiseshell, pearloid, ivoroid and multiples of all the above.  Some wood bindings are available.  (Also Abalone inlay strips)

Standard Fingerboard inlays:   (M.O.P. or Abalone)  Dots, Lines, Snowflakes

Standard Deluxe Fingerboard inlays:  Pearl Butterflies, Teardrops

Custom inlays:   You can submit a sample of a design to get a price quote.  If it's a relatively simple design, I might hand-cut these myself, but I don't have time to hand-cut elaborate inlays - these will be sub-contracted to an inlay specialist. 


Any questions?   

Please drop me an E-mail:
            

 

giffinguitars@usa.com

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