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 JANUARY 2017 -

Read our feature article in this month's issue of National Hardwood Magazine.


 AUGUST 2016 -

See the infamous stash of Chechen and Cocobolo featured for roughly 20 minutes on

Details surrounding its sudden

disappearance to follow...



 AUGUST 2016 -

Thank you to Dave Johnson

for featuring us in a new NCR Silver article.


 NCR Silver

MAY 2016 -

Commercial Forest Products is

proud to identify our manufactured products with

Made In California labels.


State pride!



Commercial Forest Products is

being featured in an upcoming issue

of National Hardwood Magazine


 DECEMBER 2014 -

The MG Retrograde is a

custom guitar design by

luthier Mark Grant. Mark toured CFP in early 2014

to select wood for his new models. Demo can be seen at

the MG Kustom Garage website

or here.





 OCTOBER 2014 -

Commercial Forest Products is now a member of the 

National Association of

Music Merchants (NAMM)


JUNE 2014 -

London called and CFP answered!


 JUNE 2014 -

Carla Turchetti asked us to share trade show advice for exhibitors. Carla's article can be read on American


 MAY 2014 -

We were interviewed by Kevin Price for his syndicated show "Price of Business". Kevin is based out of Houston, Texas. He can be heard on 1110 AM KTEK (Bloomberg's home in Houston). Thanks, Kevin!


  Link to interview here



May 2014 - 

Black Limba wood from the CFP warehouse is now a part of this incredible custom table. Always great to see the final product!








April 2014 -

CFP was proud to be a part of The 2014 Alleva Coppolo Bassacre. It was a great night of seeing friends and hearing great performances by Bobby Vega, Oskar Cartaya, Reggie Hamilton who performed with his daughter (who sang beautifully but her name escapes me), Norm Stockton and many others. We also introduced our Encore line of salvaged wood floors - soon to be installed in a Los Angeles area recording studio - stay tuned.







 November 2013 -

 Bass Player Live

Divinity Roxx delivered a high energy set to an enthusiastic crowd at the 2013 Bass Player Live show, SIR Studios in LA.


May 2013 -

Looking for a mind-blowing, seizure-inducing figured wood option? Talk to us about veneer quality, all-heart rock maple birdseye. New for Spring of 2013.  As the kids say, this is sick.


February 23, 2013

Alleva Coppolo

Bassacre Show

Los Angeles, CA


Kittysmack Studios







 February 2013

CFP will be exhibiting at the 2013 Alleva Coppolo Bass Show on February 23 in Los Angeles. Proceeds will benefit the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Foundation. It will be a fun night with fantastic custom instruments and outstanding music. Come out and say hello.  




January 2013

New handcrafted guitar

build with CFP alder.

Photo used by permission

Jeff Heitman 


 January 2013

Read our new sales article as featured

in ProSales Magazine


"How to Avoid Cold Calling Like a Telemarketer" by Stephen Ondich


 December, 2012 - Maybe not newsworthy in the traditional sense, but inspecting unique wood products is always worth our time.


Large redwood slab.



Soft maple burl log.

In September 2012, Commercial Forest Products worked with representatives from the Hardwood Forest Foundation on a "Truth About Trees" presentation to students at First United Methodist Preschool in Upland, California. The Hardwood Forest Foundation is a non-profit organization to promote conservation, research and education. The HFF is based out of Memphis, Tennessee but serve the entire United States. Please follow their link to arrange a presentation for your school.



Stephen Ondich, introducing the presenters.                    Crystal Oldham and Charley Fiala, representing the

                                                                                    Hardwood Forest Foundation.



Stephen Ondich, Commercial Forest Products, and Crystal Oldham, Hardwood Forest Foundation.


 CFP was among the lucky invitees to the LSL Instruments factory party in October 2012. It was a remarkable night of performances.

CFP recently completed work on 900 square feet of rustic walnut diagonal parquets for a residence in the Westwood area of Los Angeles. 






Franciscan University of Steubenville



Steubie U Reunion 2012

Attention alumni from the '60s and '70s: 

REGISTER NOW for the Steubie U Reunion, August 4-5, 2012. 




Commercial Forest Products is proud to be featured on "Made In America," a directory of US manufacturers as compiled by ABC World News.


Another satisfied CFP customer.  
Instruments made from CFP wood were featured at NAMM 2012 in Anaheim, California.  

Black limba's contrasting colors complement the aggressive design of this Bernie Rico, Jr. guitar. There's

no question what type of music this 7 string guitar will be playing once it's complete.   Made by

 Bernie Rico, Jr. 

Photo used with permission.

Black Limba makes beautiful instrument wood.

Designed by Tom Clement (Tom Clement Basses). Photos used with permission.


Commercial Forest Products

 exhibited at the Alleva-Coppolo Bass Show in Los Angeles, California, February 2012.


Reggie Hamilton, Timothy Lefebvre, Jimmy Coppolo



Rob Allen (Rob Allen Guitars) and Peter Montessi (A-Designs Audio)