David Dyke Testimonials

Since David started trading in 1978, Luthiers Supplies has supplied thousands of customers with fine, local and exotic timbers. Ranging from large international companies, right the way through to independent boutique builders. We pride ourselves on finding the perfect timbers and delivering first class customer service no matter the size of the job. Below you’ll see a small selection of our satisfied customers…

“Luthier’s Supplies is always my first stop on a wood buying trip. Rifling through the overhanging stacks of tonewood to source the hidden gems has been one of life’s great pleasures over the last 20 years.”
Richard Osborne, Osborne Guitars & Mandolins
“I’ve been buying exclusively from Dave and his team for 15 years now. No other woodyard in the country has anything even approaching this quality of timber and depth of expertise.”
Dylan Humphries, Daemoness Guitars
“Everything you could ask for in a key supplier – knowledgeable, trustworthy, flexible & willing to find a solution to any problem. It’s always a pleasure working with David and the team.”
Matt Oram, Fidelity Guitars
“Dave has been my primary materials supplier since I built my first guitar almost a decade ago. He and his staff are always friendly and helpful, and the prices and service are very good. Why would I go elsewhere?”
Liam Kirby, Wunderkammer Instruments
“I’ve been using Luthiers supplies for over twenty years now and have always had very friendly and expert service. The quality and variety of the timber is always excellent and any specification needed for a range of instruments I make is catered for.”
Bruce Brook
“Luthiers Supplies is a treasure trove of lovely materials for instrument making. A friendly welcome always awaits and the quality of materials is superb – many of my best instruments were made with timber bought from them.”
Christopher Beament, Cambridge Violin Makers
“I have been buying materials from Luthiers Supplies since 1980, when I started making guitars. David and his team are always helpful and their knowledge and experience means they are the first place I call on. I demand the very finest materials for my instruments and through all these years Luthiers Supplies have been able to satisfy my high expectations.”
Gary Southwell, Southwell Guitars
“Friendly, approachable and helpful, it’s always a pleasure to give these guys a call and talk wood.”
Jamie Swannell, Swannell Guitars
“Luthiers Supplies offers some gorgeous woods, all the traditional timbers as well as new and exciting sustainable species and the customer service is always top notch.”
Seth Baccus, Baccus Guitars
“Dave, Lewis and Andrew over at Luthiers supplies are always really helpful, offering such an amazing selection of woods…whatever it might be they always have just what I am looking for. What Dave doesn’t know about hardwoods really isn’t worth knowing.”
Leigh Dovey, PJD Guitars