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FoolForWood

05/11/08 5:44 AM

JimMonaghan

RSS 1967 D-28 Sitka or red spruce? 3

PICKITLUTHER

02/24/17 4:32 PM

Buck

RSS Ranking rosewoods by sound AND availability for Martin's needs 18

Ripple

02/24/17 11:56 AM

kydave

RSS White oak dreadnought. Updated with finished guitar pictures. (1,2,3) 52

LessPaul

02/23/17 7:56 PM

PICKITLUTHER

RSS Number 13 "Lucky" 17

dwtrux

02/22/17 11:40 AM

moocatdog

RSS New OM-28 Rosewood 2

kydave

02/22/17 10:00 AM

RPJ12

RSS Does this look like BRW or EIRW 4

printer2

02/21/17 6:31 PM

D15athsu

RSS Walnut for back and sides on a 14 fret Dreadnought? (1,2,3) 48

Tahoeguitar

02/20/17 11:42 AM

D16GT2HD28

RSS Wood Sets: Before & After (1,2,3) 48

billwi

02/16/17 7:42 PM

iim7v7im7

RSS The Brilliance of a Stardivari Violin..... new study says it's wood infused with chemicals 14

willysunday

02/12/17 10:40 AM

willysunday

RSS Interesting pic .. removing growth rings to reveal original sapling? 7

Arnoldgtr

02/10/17 6:32 PM

0021fan

RSS African Blackwood (Dalbergia melanoxylon) (1,2,3) 47

SCBaldr

02/09/17 1:25 PM

Mister Shakey

RSS Curious - where does Martin get the marquetry it uses from? 2

D16GT2HD28

02/08/17 1:15 PM

D16GT2HD28

RSS Another Pernambuco question 5

willysunday

02/07/17 11:53 AM

willysunday

RSS With Braz as the ideal how do you rank the other rosewoods in descending order? (1,2,3,4,5) 82

Bruce Sexauer

02/06/17 11:49 AM

Hamjack

RSS Oils, waxes, and other alternatives to traditional finishes? 9

LessPaul

02/04/17 12:59 AM

LessPaul

RSS African Blackwood 10

willysunday

02/03/17 8:53 PM

oncogene

RSS Early days at Martin of East Indian Rosewood: Bleaching? 12

kydave

02/03/17 8:19 PM

kydave

RSS Old-Growth Brazilian on a Clapton 4

Rob Gower

02/03/17 3:10 PM

clucking

RSS Wood Filler On Madagascar Sets? 15

Arnoldgtr

02/03/17 2:38 PM

pauljcat

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