Red Gum backs for classic guitar are a very interesting option for the manufacture of the guitar soundboard, because they have similar sound proprieties to Mahogany or Cypress, and they produce a clean sound.
Actually, Red Gum is an unknown wood to many manufacturers but it is increasing its presence in the manufacture of guitars in a very important way thanks to its spectacular drawings which make it a very striking wood.
It’s important to say that this wood is one of those called "soft" so the mechanization and gluing of Red Gum backs will not be complicated. This type of wood reflects the sounds very well and achieves brilliant tones.
In Maderas Barber we have a great variety of Red Gum backs for classic guitar: don’t hesitate and start enjoying its beauty.
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Liquidambar styraciflua
DESCRIPTION: 560 kg/m3