New Redwood Brasilian

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James Frieson
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New Redwood Brasilian

Post by James Frieson » Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:53 pm

I love redwood
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Brian McCombs
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Re: New Redwood Brasilian

Post by Brian McCombs » Tue Apr 17, 2018 1:44 pm

Very rich looking. NICE!

GuitarsWeB
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Re: New Redwood Brasilian

Post by GuitarsWeB » Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:37 pm

I have owned and played many redwood guitars. Great wood! Oribe must have made a thousand from redwood.

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Re: New Redwood Brasilian

Post by rojarosguitar » Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:38 pm

Looks beautiful. Makes me want to bite in :D
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MessyTendon
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Re: New Redwood Brasilian

Post by MessyTendon » Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:36 pm

LOL I can't even find Redwood in California...I mean I can...but it's so expensive. If I ever find a big billet of it, I'll buy it up and sell it to guys who actually know how to build guitars :)

I played a few Redwood guitars and liked them. One of the more interesting ones was a carbon fiber bass guitar, that had a carbon fiber back and sides with a redwood top. It really sounded like an upright bass and had great projection.

I've heard a Steve Klein steel string with a redwood top and it was really amazing. But he's a steel string builder primarily.

It could be pychoacoustics but I think the Redwood has a little bit more treble on than Cedar and the midbass sounds just a touch sweeter...as in more balanced and full.

I just don't know but I feel passionate enough about redwood because it's part of my home state. I'd like to have a bit of the Pacific northwest in my musical instruments.

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Gordon Guttmann
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Re: New Redwood Brasilian

Post by Gordon Guttmann » Tue Apr 17, 2018 5:21 pm

Lovely workmanship Jim and nice wood too!

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Re: New Redwood Brasilian

Post by Jon Gillard » Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:15 pm

Lovely looking guitar
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Re: New Redwood Brasilian

Post by souldier » Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:52 pm

I have played one of Jim's Redwood guitars. Outstanding. Luscious trebles that effortlessly produce beautiful tone and the basses rocked my socks. I mean the basses just stood out and had amazing "cello like" depth compared to other guitars I've tried. I envy whoever is receiving this instrument.
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jim watts
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Re: New Redwood Brasilian

Post by jim watts » Wed Apr 18, 2018 2:41 am

Beautiful!

bushweek
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Re: New Redwood Brasilian

Post by bushweek » Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:25 am

Stunning guitar, Jim. The colours and that BRW in particular look wonderful.

James Frieson
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Re: New Redwood Brasilian

Post by James Frieson » Wed Apr 18, 2018 1:24 pm

Cheers amigos .

eyedoc
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Re: New Redwood Brasilian

Post by eyedoc » Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:37 pm

Still love my Redwood Frieson....... as well as the Maple one and the Spruce/Brazillian one!!!
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