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Old 01-17-2019, 12:11 PM
jaymarsch jaymarsch is offline
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Originally Posted by Woolbury View Post
Yes, I think there would be a big difference, and the opportunity to have a cedar topped guitar would offer a very different voice. I think cedar lends itself to sweeter, softer style of playing. So not only a new voice, it may encourage a new direction in songs or a new way to play songs you already play. I don't own a cedar top yet, but I will at some point.
I tend to agree with Woolbury. I bought a used cedar topped guitar while waiting for a spruce topped guitar to be built. I always thought that I would sell it once the new guitar arrived. After I took delivery of the new spruce guitar, I ended up keeping the cedar topped guitar because it had a different voice. I still have both guitars and they both get played. I get inspired by each of them and the tones they produce can evoke different musical moods.

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Jayne
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