The Many Elements and Variables of Tone

Most simply, Dick Boak will delve into those aspects of a guitar that influence tone. Nearly everything plays a part. The wood of the soundboard, the tonewood choice for back and sides, the weight of the guitar, of course, the bracing, the scale length, the choice of strings, the size of the body. There are as many variables in an instrument as there are words to describe the tonal result. What do you look for in an instrument? Warmth, clarity, brilliance, volume, projection? What choices should you make to achieve the tone you aspire to.

Dick Boak spent his career assisting the greatest guitar players of our time make these choices. Come join in the discussion.

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