Some of our favorite people to buy top quality wood & other luthier supplies.

Wood Suppliers

Big Island Acoustic Koa - THE place for koa at great prices! Run by Josh Harris, Roberto-Venn trained luthier and set-up technician for Goodall Guitars and Bobby Gay, the wood guy for Goodall Guitars. Last but not least is Karen Harris, who does some of everything to keep it all together. Big Island Acoustic Koa understands the needs of luthiers and will go to the ends of the earth to help. Give 'em a call at 808.326.9825 or email If you just so happen to be in Kailua-Kona, contact them for a visit which just might make your trip tax deductible!

Les Stansell - Les is a well-respected builder of classical & flamenco guitars. He is well-known for his use of woods native to the coast of Southern Oregon, where he lives & works. Primarily wholesale, Les is a great source for primo Pt. Orford White Cedar tops & kerfed linings, as well as some of the most beautiful Myrtle back & sides on the planet!