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Neck Relief

Diagram of guitar neck relief and nut hight.
If you look down the fingerboard of a classical guitar and expect it to be perfectly straight you will most likely be disappointed, but don’t panic, this is by design.

Cedar vs Spruce

Cedar vs Spruce
I personal think there is way to much debate over this subject and that if guitarist are insistent on obsessing over something then it ought to be on improving there playing skills not the subtle differences between tonewoods.
I recommend sampling a few cedar and spruce tops in the same price point so that you can make an informed decision.

Antonio Picado DT

Antonio Picado DT
In playing Picado’s DT models I have noticed an improvement in loudness and sustain. This of course is subjective, but non the less it is my opinion.