this is a big thing for me being a cabinetmaker, the lore and attraction of wood species and all, so i am asking whether it means a hoot in relation to telecaster quality. what's the deal. is there going to be appreciable difference between basswood, swamp ash, alder, or pine? i draw the line at poplar, have run plenty of it through the shop, and have a prejudice against it as middling in quality. not saying there is any guitar sense in this and only sentiment.