Austin ClowesEmily Kaldjian

Koa tree on Oahu, Hawaii. Photo credit: David Eickhoff/flickr




Welcome to the second installment of WRI’s six-part blog series on the future of tonewoods, the woods used in guitars and other musical instruments. In each installment, we look at a different species of tree used for a certain part of the guitar. Each wood presents its own challenges and possibilities surrounding sustainable harvest.