The Wood Book

Dedication and Determination

The exhaustive and exhausting testing of our instruments allows us to always progress by offering groundbreaking guitars that show the absolute dedication and determination of our artists.

Our team works tirelessly to ensure that every single aspect of your guitar, from its assembly to its response at your touch, is subject to remorseless scrutiny.

Learn more about the principles in design, form, and function of instruments and the materials used as we explore the future of contemporary tone.

Form, Function and Design

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Raincoast Woods

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Exotic Woods

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Form, Function and Design

Form, Function and Design

A Lifetime of Experience

In an ideal world all objects would be designed to be as attractive, usable, and efficacious as possible, while staying within the constraints of the original problem they are trying to solve. Our objective is to offer a guitar impossible to build incorrectly and uniquely catered to provide tonal ecstasy. The lifetime of experience from our iconic luthiers has allowed us to procure the best sounding instruments possible.

Principles of Guitar Dynamics and Design

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The Soundboard

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The Bridge Plate

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Coupling, Material Composition & Plate Bracing

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Resonant Guitar Modes

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The Air Pump

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Form, Function and Design of The Contemporary Guitar

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Conception of The Gravity Powered Guitar

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Raincoast Woods

Raincoast Woods

Inspire a Voice

Bringing together the finest materials and unrivalled expertise of our luthiers,

we work with you to create an instrument as unique as you are.

We’ll source the best woods, finest materials, and master the skills needed to make your vision a reality.

Join us as and discover why raincoast woods are inspiring a bold new voice from our iconic luthiers.

Western Red Cedar

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Yellow Cedar

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Kiidy’yaas “The Golden Spruce

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Sitka Spruce

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The Ancient Spruce

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Salmon Spruce

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The Grey Ghost Sitka

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Western Yew

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Big Leaf Maple

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Western Hemlock

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Ancient Oak of Langwood Fen

 

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Exotic Woods

Exotic Woods

Bespoke Standard

Express yourself with our bespoke experience. Designed to help you create your own unique instrument, it’s time to explore materials that set your own standard of tone. Dedicated to making your custom guitar dreams a reality, this is our bespoke service.

Join us and explore some of the exotic woods inspiring bold new voices from our iconic luthiers.

Join us as and discover why raincoast woods are inspiring a bold new voice from our iconic luthiers.

Belize Sinker Mahogany

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The Legend of The Tree

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Sinker Redwood

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