A Tonewood Primer: How to Pick the Right Materials for Your Optimal Sound

From the October 2016 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY ADAM PERLMUTTER Glossary of Terms Fundamental vs. Overtones  A fundamental tone is the initial sound heard when you pick or pluck a note (and which decays at varying rates depending on the sustain); the overtones are complex harmonic layers that can make the note swell after the … Continue reading A Tonewood Primer: How to Pick the Right Materials for Your Optimal Sound