#1
What is a bookmatched guitar. I see guitars with bookmatched mahagony. What is its advantages and disadvantages.
#2
it means that a piece of figured wood has been cut in half so the grain is symmetrical.

EDIT: I doubt it's bookmatched mahogany, it might be a bookmatched maple top on a mahogany body but afaik you wouldn't do it for a non figured wood.

http://www.warmoth.com/guitar/options/options_laminate_top.cfm

that first section shows the bookmatching.
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#3
You cut the block in half and open it like a book. The grains lines up but they'll offset sometimes.
#5
^Goddamn, that's sexy.
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^bookmatched

And TS, I also doubt it's mahogany.


Wow... that looks... tasty.

It'll only affect looks and has no affect on tone as far as I know.
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