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Wood Samples

Wood nut, wood head, what ever you may call us, every one at Alembic loves wood. We select woods that enhance both the sonic and visual beauty of our creations.

Click the section titles to get a more detailed description of how the different wood options will affect the sound of the instrument. Each thumbnail image enlarges to show the example on a finished Alembic guitar or bass.

Standard Woods

Bird's-eye Flame Maple Zebrawood Lacewood California Walnut Bubinga Purpleheart Vermilion

Premium Woods

Quilted Maple Quilted Maple Spalted Maple Burl Maple Chocolate Quilted Maple Pale Moon Ebony Burl Madrone Buckeye Flame Koa Flame Redwood Flatsawn Zebrawood Buckeye Burl Redwood Flame Purpleheart Flame Walnut Burl Myrtle Superb Walnut Burl Walnut Coco Bolo Jarrah Burl Indian Rosewood Ziricote Macassar Ebony

Custom Colors

Amberburst Amber Sunrise Cherry Sunburst Ruby Red Fiesta Red Wineburst Root Beer Powder Blue Caribbean Blue Blue Moonburst Tealburst Oceanburst Stain Black Opaque Black

Body Woods

Maple Ash Alder Mahogany Myrtle Walnut Purpleheart Vermilion

Neck Woods

Maple and Purpleheart Maple and Purpleheart Maple and Ebony Maple, Ebony and Purpleheart Mahogany, Birch, Walnut Mahogany, Maple, Ebony Flame Maple, Purpleheart, Cherry Maple, Purpleheart, Cherry Maple, Purpleheart, Vermilion Mahogany, Purpleheart, Vermilion Maple


Coco Bolo Ebony Pau Ferro Purpleheart Bird's-eye Maple

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