instruments, etc.... xylophones, guitars, violins, flutes and
most popular musical instruments as we know today traditionally
had their timbers sourced in Europe. Today we have instrument
makers keen to try local timbers to satisfy their needs of decoration,
beauty, acoustic and structural properties.
and genetics both influence the makeup of timber whether it be
complexity, color or description of tonal qualities, i.e. sharpness,
mellowness, resonance. Fiddle back, quilting, Birdseye are sought
after also for both decoration and tonal qualities.
guitar makers Gerrard Gillet of Sydney & Bill Heringe of
Ballina have both shown a keen interest in experimenting with
Please refer to the the Wood Chart on the
main Timber Sales page for a clear description of species and
more images in our portfolio.
Wood Working Company -
Keeping the Tradition Alive!