Satin. My Art & Lutherie Cedar top is satin. I'm missing a chunk of wood at the soundhole because i played the thing so damn hard, loll. cedar scratches more easily the spruce as well.
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My Taylor is a gloss top and satin back/sides. So if you're referring to the top, ignore my comments. As for the back/sides, I love the satin. I've had this guitar for 8 years and all across the country, and it looks like new.

(On the right, obviously)