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Pistachio Acoustic Guitar Back and Sides (CD52)

$350.00

Pistachio is an exceptional and unique wood for luthiers to use in building guitars and ukuleles.  We started reclaiming and using Pistachio wood in 2002.  The wood has unmatched qualities that will make great acoustic instruments. We personally recover trees that have become unproductive in the orchards of the San Joaquin Valley.  When the trees are removed they are replanted with new trees making this a very eco-friendly and sustainable guitar wood.  The trunks are small compared to other trees used for making guitars so large pieces are rare.  We air dry our Pistachio wood for at least three years.   

Pistachio is a great tone wood for guitar back and sides.  This piece showcases excellent color and contrast.  The wood will also change color under a black light.

There are two book matched piece 0.18 x 8 1/4 to 8 1/2 x 22" and two book matched pieces 0.17 x 5 x 35 7/8″.

Photos are wet to show what the finished instrument will look like and dry to show what the wood will look like when it arrives.

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If you do not find exactly what you are looking for please contact us at kevin@woodfromthewest.com or 559.349.5917.