Choose the origin of your wood

Imported wood and local wood

As shown by the state of health of the forests of our planet, the wood resource, whether it comes from tropical or temperate forests, is becoming increasingly rare for the manufacturers of musical instruments who are very poorly identified in the wood sector because very few consumers in volume.

Many manufacturers are moving away from regulated species and replacing them with other species. The use of local woods has become an alternative to imported tropical woods, but unfortunately they too suffer from the problems linked to deforestation and also to the industrialization of wood which endangers the secondary local species that we could use in musical instruments making.

Let’s take a closer look at imported woods and local woods below: