Sustainable ebony – another sustainable tonewoods story

Here’s a great story (and update) of what Taylor Guitars (a major American guitar maker) are doing in Africa to help drive sustainability in the international tonewood market. Ebony is the traditional wood used for guitar fretboards. It is a slow-growing rainforest tree, with worldwide supplies becoming scarce.

http://www.taylorguitars.com/about/sustainable-ebony

http://www.taylorguitars.com/blog/sustainability/celebrating-progress-cameroon

A great example of wood processors driving positive change in forest management.

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