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Old 05-31-2019, 02:30 AM
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Originally Posted by colins View Post
I like wood that has a bit of character and even what others might think of as blemishes. It reminds me that the wood was once part of a living tree out in a forest somewhere.
Part of a complex ecosystem even ... I hope the critter that left the trace in the middle has remained in the forest!

For my build he suggested a couple of different woods for the ‘inside’ layer, including wenge.
So ... is that just a fancy way to say you'll have a guitar with expensive laminate sides?

I love these build threads, would love to be able to work wood like this myself, and wonder why I never realised that early enough...
Pickle: Gretsch G9240 "Alligator" wood-body resonator converted to non-metal strings (China, 2018?)
Dumbo: Seagull Performer CW mini-jumbo (Canada, 20??)
Bolink baroque violin (Hilversum, 1982)
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