Custom Masterclass Guitar: Redwood and Rosewood 23985
About Redwood: Redwood is a dark, beautiful top wood favored by fingerstyle players who appreciate clear upper harmonic content. Sinker redwood is a special type of redwood that comes from logs that were submerged in oxygen-free environments in the bottom of lakes or ocean waters, yielding darker, more striped, and often stiffer and lighter wood. Bold, punchy, crisp tones, with rich, strong overtones. Like a cross between spruce and cedar. Coloration can range from a light pinkish brown to a...
Oct 09, 2018, Care & Maintenance, Custom Features
Caring for Your Acoustic Guitar in Spring
A common question we get here at Breedlove, and a topic always top-of-mind for the thoughtful acoustic guitar owner, relates to the care and maintenance of an acoustic guitar as we transition from one season to the next. Just like the change from fall to winter, the changeover from cold winter days to warmer spring days is a good time to pay a little attention to your acoustic guitars and get them in shape for the coming warmer months. Especially if you have a collection of custom acoustic...
Mar 17, 2017, Care & Maintenance
Selecting the Right Acoustic Guitar Case: Gig Bag vs. Hard Case
Many musicians and guitar players dream of traveling and performing in different cities, states and countries around the world. Road trips and traveling can be fun and exciting, but it’s important to consider how traveling will impact your instrument. Most importantly, it’s wise to think about the protection and safety of your instrument as it relates to your guitar case. Unfortunately, not every musician can travel with the most robust and heavy cases on the market. Therefore, it is...
Jul 25, 2016, Care & Maintenance, Guitar Resources
5 Must-Know Tips for Flying with Your Guitar
Even though you are legally allowed to take your guitar as a carry on in flight when flying with a guitar, traveling with your guitar can still be a stressful process. The most dreaded thing for musicians is being asked to check it with the rest of the baggage, and your whole flight can be spent worrying about the safety of your instrument. To minimize the stress associated with flying with a guitar, here are 5 tips that can help you fly in peace with your acoustic guitar: 1. ...
Jan 25, 2016, Care & Maintenance
A Guide to Guitar Maintenance for Fall and Winter
Your guitar is made of wood and before it was used to create your prized and beautiful musical instrument, its main purpose was to soak up moisture, nutrients and sunlight. Yes, that’s right. Your guitar was a tree! It is no surprise then, that as the fall and winter seasons approach, your precious guitar is subject to structural change and even damage due to moisture and temperature changes. Therefore, It is vital that you know how to care for your guitar during these transitional...
Nov 17, 2015, Care & Maintenance
Sisters Folk Festival Recap
Sisters Folk Festival, an outstanding musical gathering that brings music lovers from all over was celebrated the weekend after Labor Day.
Sep 25, 2015, Care & Maintenance