Quality Tonewood - Varieties & Pricing

 

SITKA SPRUCE
“Picea Sitchensis” Sitka Spruce (25-35 line counts per inch) with no defects for guitar tops and solid white coloration. Bolts are available ready to ship, sawed tops and sawed boards also. No run out in sawed material or hand split bolts. Bolts are $100 a bolt plus shipping and produce approx. 8 book match tops. Sawed boards are $60 to $80 plus shipping (5 X 9 X 24) an excellent buy. There is NO RUN OUT. Moisture content is ~20%.

ALASKA CEDAR

We also have Alaska Yellow Cedar (Chamaecyparis Nootatensis) exported from Alaska in bolts or boards. Very nice tonewood if you like it. 40-50 lines per inch and no defects. Its the best tonewood we have in line count. No run out. Billets and bolts are $125, and boards are $135 (5 X 9 X 24) plus shipping. Moisture content is ~20%.

WESTERN RED CEDAR

Western Red Cedar (Tbuja Plicata) pure straight color across the entire bolt, board. No run out. 30-40 counts an inch. Comes in Deep red, lighter reds and light yellow. The light Yellow makes great Violin tops and Mandolin tops as well. Bolts and billets are $100 plus shipping. Sawed boards are $60 to $80 plus shipping. (5 X 9 X 24) Moisture content is ~20%.

SITKA ALDER (Alnus Sinuata) and RED ALDER (Alnus Rubra).
Makes great Violins and Mandolins. Tops are 1 X 6 X 17. $30 dollars a top plus shipping. Pure white in color and 15 line counts. Moisture content is ~15%.

PACIFIC YEW WOOD (Taxus Brevifdia Nutt)
Makes great wind instruments and is so tight grained we cannot count the lines. $60 a bolt plus shipping. Measurements are at your discression. Not less than 5-6 inches across the top of the cut bolt in small log form.

Hand split billets for guitars are $80 plus shipping. These hand split billets will give you no run out and approx. 6 book match tops in Superior Master Grade and Master Grade.

Pallets of 30 billets in Guitar form are $800 plus shipping.

A cord of 80 to 90 billets is $1900 plus shipping. ~ 3 pallets plus shipping.

20 foot container of Red Cedar is $7500 plus shipping. ~ 10 pallets plus shipping

20 foot container of Sitka Spruce is $8500 plus shipping. ~ 10 pallets plus shipping

40 foot container of Red Cedar is $14,500 plus shipping. ~ 20 pallets plus shipping

40 foot container of Sitka Spruce is $17,000 plus shipping. ~ 20 pallets plus shipping

Hand split Double Bass and Cello Billets are also available to the buyer. You will be able to saw two to three tops from each billet. DB is $225 plus shipping, Cello is $175 plus shipping.