In this new luthier chronicle, the Los Angeles based guitar builder Avi Shabat explains which woods he uses and how he selects them to obtain the results he wants. Guitar building is like cooking, if you want to get good results, you have to use high quality ingredients.
Luthier Avi Shabat interview about woods
The Guitar Channel podcast with Avi Shabat
Here is below a picture of a bass guitar built by Avi Shabat where you can see the wood perfectly quarter sawn for a better stability:
Until the next interview, keep on playing the guitar!