Marvel Woods state of the art technology for cutting, vacuum drying, and storing rare woods is the product of Jorge’s professional experience in sourcing and working with wood on all levels. As a building contractor, he is versed in the lingo of the trades. As an aficionado of fine craftsmanship, he knows the challenges of the master woodworker. Jorge has established a solid business based on honesty and the respectful sourcing and careful processing of hard-to-find woods, including the guitar maker’s most prized materials. As a benefit of friendship with Santa Cruz Guitar Co. Marvel Woods has access to 44 years of custom guitar making expertise to better serve the material needs of the worlds most sophisticated stringed instrument makers. I am pleased to give my highest recommendation for Jorge Ramos and Marvel Woods to anyone who values quality woods and honest relationships.
As a luthier, I depend on the world's best tonewood and materials for my craft. From Brazilian Rosewood to Cocobolo, highly figured mahogany to all types of figured accent woods, Marvel Woods simply offers the best around. Besides having a stunning selection, Marvel Woods is unparalleled in their customer service and attention to detail. Jorge goes out of his way to make sure that his customers get exactly what they are looking for. He has helped find the perfect cuts for any of the weird accent wood I'm looking for, and always goes out of his way to connect me with the tonewood I need to make my instruments. The expertly cut, dried, prepared, and curated sets of wood that Jorge offers immediately point to his professionalism, skill, and experience in the industry. Whether it be necks, fretboards, back/sides or cocobolo accent selections, I am proud to use Marvel Woods wood in virtually all of my instruments.