From the variety of acoustic guitars available you will see that different guitars are constructed in many different ways .
The use of poor materials in the making of the guitar, will result in the poor sound quality of the instrument , and may even cause the instrument to warp or become distorted from its original shape.
The instrument made of GREEN timber , would have a very poor sound and would tend to want to distort from its original shape.
The three most important things to have for constructing a soundboard is for it to have good tonal quality, and good strength and stability and finally it must lend its self to deliver a super look if it is to be finished or varnished to protect or decorate it .
The best soundboard material would most likely be from the best quality blemish free “ quarter sawn , bookmatched well seasoned straight grained spruce or pine .
If you have any questions please do not wait or hesitate to call in to your Essaness Music team of experts where we will answer ALL your questions and give good sound advise ….. Happy Playing from your Essaness Team …