The fact that the so-called “tonewoods” that guitar makers have relied on for almost two centuries are now harder and harder to come by has left guitar makers scrambling to support replanting efforts in far flung locales and looking for sustainable alternatives that still imbue their instruments with pleasing tonal characteristics and eye-catching good looks…
Gibson, Taylor, Fender, Martin, Guild, Walden & Yamaha have signed onto Greenpeace’s Music Wood Coalition to help protect threatened forest habitats…
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Guitar makers join forces to help protect the world’s forests.
An interview with Robert Martin, executive director of the Pew Commission on Industrial Farm Animal Production.