The STS100TBL Teton Acoustic Guitar was discontinued in 2016.
Sitka Spruce is the most well-rounded tone wood and is used on more guitar tops than any other wood. This is due to the tonal qualities and sonic projection of spruce. It has a nice even tone and does not accentuate any frequency above another in an overpowering way. Spruce also has a strong attack and does not get muddy at high volumes. This makes it a very versatile wood and makes those players with soft touches sound great and people playing with other instruments cut through the mix.
The auditorium body shape is probably the newest body shape for acoustic guitars. The auditorium takes elements that players love from various other shapes and combines them into a single body. The sound will be slightly different than a dreadnought and will scoop some of the mid range but it maintains the full dreadnought sound. It has a skinnier waist, much like a grand concert. This allows the guitar to rest lower on a player's thigh when sitting down and does not put as much strain on the shoulder. It's not hard to see why auditoriums have gained popularity so quickly.
After finding a picture online, I decided to search for this guitar even though it had been discontinued. I was originally drawn in by the color and striking appearance. Finally I found it for sale on eBay by a pawn shop, and I had it shipped to my door. It sounds very rich and full, and although it is more to get my hands around as a small individual, I am extremely satisfied with my Teton. I play it frequently, and I bring it, along with my Taylor, to jam sessions with friends. I have received multiple compliments about this guitar, and my friends enjoy playing it as well. Thank you, Teton, for introducing me to a guitar that sounds wonderful and lets me express myself.
My wife bought me this guitar for Father’s Day. While walking around town, we stopped at the local music store, La Grande Sound and Music. We were drawn to the color at first; then the sound knocked us out. I have not played guitar in many years but this instrument is so easy to play and the sound cannot be beat. I love this guitar and I will not buy any other brand guitar EVER.