The high-quality wood supplier known for its commitment to sustainability is profiled in this Fretboard Journal mini-documentary.
by Teja Gerken
March 24, 2016
Washington State’s Pacific Rim Tonewoods is one of the largest suppliers of high-quality woods to the stringed-instrument industry. Founded by Steve McMinn in the 1980s, the company specializes in cedar, spruce, and maple, and is known for its commitment to sustainability.
In this mini-documentary, produced by the Fretboard Journal, Steve talks about how he’s gone from searching for materials to build his own guitar to becoming a supplier to nearly every major guitar manufacturer. He also discusses his work with Taylor Guitars to propagate curly maple trees specifically for use on musical instruments. Pacificrimtonewoods.com
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