Our chestnut is carefully selected and recovered all around Italy from wine barrels that are no longer used to make wine. Chestnut offers a long sustain, rich vibrations and a complete coverage of the harmonic spectrum. The harmonics are strong from low to high frequencies, and with the neck you choose, the sound is going to more focused on some of these.
NECK OPTIONS FOR YOUR PAOLETTI GUITAR/BASS
From Maple to Mahogany,
all the following woods
are carefully selected
to match our chestnut’s voice.
HARD MAPLE NECK: When paired with chestnut, it offers a wide range of tonal possibilities from Jazz to Rock, the touch is light and not aggressive, middle-high frequencies oriented. The tone is bright, great sustain.
CURLY ROASTED MAPLE NECK: Roasted Maple is maple that has been heat-treated to remove sugars, moisture, and other impurities that can affect its stability. The result is a neck that is slightly lighter than normal and extremely stable. The roasting process also brings out a beautiful caramel color in the wood, offering high figures on the wood grain, and small vertical veins that reflect lights.
MAHOGANY + EBONY: When paired with chestnut, this kind of Mahogany neck with Ebony fretboards offers a wide range of tonal possibilities from Blues to Heavy Rock. Mahogany is known to provide the warmest, fattest guitar tones. Ebony offers Lots of sustain & attack.
MAHOGANY TONE METER