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The Blood Diamond of Music Wood Rosewood Dalbergia

A Perspective in the Economic, Cultural, Governmental, and Sustainability Roles In Saving The World’s Rosewood Forests. (Newswire.net -- June 20, 2017) Bend, Oregon -- Understanding the Importance of the Lacey Act Amendments of 2008 and the inclusion of Dalbergia spp. in Appendix II of CITES. Wherever Mother Nature has given a place and its people a natural resource that is coveted by humankind, incentives for over-exploitation and corruption have unfortunately often followed....

Guitar Breakdown: A comparison of a variety of Breedlove Guitars

Breedlove Guitars offers many different styles of acoustic guitars, for a wide variety of players. If you’re looking for a beginner model, or a more advanced model, or different tonewoods, Breedlove has an acoustic guitar for your preferences. We’ve selected a handful of our guitars and offered a breakdown of their specs, and sound profiles, just for you. Legacy Series This custom acoustic guitar series pays close attention to the detail of sound. Using sound engineering to measure...

Acoustic Guitar Tonewoods: What they bring to your sound

There are endless kinds of tonewoods that are great for building guitars with. Some are preferred, and have different benefits for different purposes. Some tonewoods lend themselves well to strumming or flatpicking, and give out a better sound. We choose a smattering of tonewoods that we use to create Breedlove Guitars, and broke down their benefits. Brazilian Rosewood Any type of rosewood is rare and heavily regulated. Most species were ruled as endangered, with Brazilian Rosewood designated...

Laminate vs. Solid Wood Guitars

Here at Breedlove Guitars we sit in both camps of this debate. We love any and all guitars here really, but we thought it’d be better to break down the pros and cons, if you will, of laminate and solid wood guitars. They each have their benefits, and reasons for being used in acoustic guitars, and we’re here to explain why. What are they More upper end professional guitars are made with cuts of solid wood. Some beginner models are built with laminate, or pressed plywood. Pressed...

The Popularity of Mahogany Guitars

Acoustic guitars made with mahogany have grown in popularity over the years. Mahogany can be used in guitars for many reasons. It provides a unique sound and feel, and is a medium-lightweight wood. Learn more about the benefits of mahogany tonewood guitars. Where it’s found The exotic tonewood of mahogany can be found in southern Mexico and throughout parts of Central America. It’s also found south through Brazil and Bolivia. Belize has actually listed Mahogany as it’s...

311’s Nick Hexum Joins Breedlove Signature Artist Program & Exclusive Interview

311’s Nick Hexum Joins Breedlove Signature Artist Program & Exclusive Interview

The Breedlove family is really excited to announce the addition of Nick Hexum, from the band 311, to our signature artist program. We recently had the pleasure to visit with Nick for an exclusive artist interview to discuss the new 311 album, the songwriting process, his thoughts on how technology is changing the industry and more. The new album titled MOSAIC will hit the stands June 23rd, featuring 17 new songs. In addition, 311’s summer tour will hit 40 summer stops between June –...

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