It is my goal to build guitars that have as little impact on the environment as possible. Therefore I use local timber and avoid the use of exotic woods whenever possible.
For bridges and fingerboards Ebony and Rosewood were my choice of woods and I couldn’t find any local species to replace them.
Until now! On the two guitars I’m building right now I use Sonowood, which is maple that has been treated to achieve its actual hardness and color.
With Sonowood I’m able to build instruments with 100% local woods!