We often look for special and exotic woods that aren't part of our standard wood choices. Sometimes it's by chance, a customer suggestion, or simply a request. Either way, below you will find some very interesting guitar stands that are produced in limited quantities. Let us know if there is something that interests you. We may have the stand in stock or we can create one specifically for you.
We have other exotic woods in stock like wattle (Australian wood similar to koa), chechen rosewood, figured makore, bubinga, santos mahogany, quarter sawn sycamore, rosewood, curly cherry, curly walnut, flame birch, and others.
We originally created this guitar stand in eastern curly walnut. Unfortunately we've had difficulty finding more of this wood and have replaced it with claro walnut. Claro walnut grows in the northwest and is similar to eastern walnut. It has a bit more color variation and is a beautiful wood. The pictured stand is an SM with ebony binding and metal feet. The center binding on the base is a unique design with an alternate strip of curly walnut. The feet and metal hardware are powdercoated with mirror black. The stand is complemented with black leather wrapped supports. The price of this stand as shown with claro walnut is $650. See button below to order.
Eastern Curly Walnut SM Stand:
Claro Walnut SM Stand below:
This stand was requested by our good friend and fantastic luthier, Jason Kostal. Wenge is a tropical wood, dark in color with a very interesting grain pattern. Ebony binding was added to the stand to give it a somewhat more refined look. To match the ebony binding, mirror black hardware and black leather was added to the stand.
Ziricote is a beautiful wood found in a small part of Central America. It exhibits wonderful grain patterns and is denser than rosewood. Like cocobolo and rosewood, it is fairly heavy and polishes to a beautiful finish. The wood used for this stand was found while searching for other woods at a local exotic wood supplier in Long Island. It was a very rough board when purchased, so it was an incredible surprise when it first emerged from the planer in the shop.
We recently discovered sycamore while shopping for other woods. Sycamore is a beautiful wood with wonderful varied grain. Check out the close-up shot of the wood to get an idea of the grain. The stand shown here has bubinga edge binding and bubinga inlay on the base. The hardware is pewter powdercoat. We were pleasantly surprised to see that Batson Guitars had a gorgeous sycamore guitar at the recent 2011 Montreal Guitar Show.