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FoolForWood

05/11/08 5:44 AM

JimMonaghan

RSS Feedback on potential back and side woods - thanks in advance! 0

James1953

04/21/14 12:08 AM

James1953

RSS no more hog necks for D28 (1,2,3) 44

Mister Shakey

04/19/14 6:33 PM

cigblues

RSS Why don't guitar builders use laminated wood for the sides of their top models? (1,2) 33

Mister Shakey

04/19/14 6:12 PM

skip000

RSS Limba/Black Limba 10

Bruce Sexauer

04/19/14 4:42 PM

Bruce Sexauer

RSS Using different types of wood for back and sides ?!? 14

harmonist34

04/17/14 10:05 PM

Aleks

RSS Could a 1971 D41 have Brazilian Rosewood? 10

gfspencer

04/17/14 6:35 PM

skyboltone

RSS EIR Grain Pattern; Which, if either, is a safer buy? 12

Dave in Tejas

04/16/14 10:40 AM

zackwgreen

RSS Most Stable / Most Crack Resistant? 6

Otisco Kid

04/15/14 11:49 AM

louisiana

RSS Soundwise, what's the hype about "Sinker Mahogany" ? (1,2) 25

Otisco Kid

04/15/14 11:21 AM

Aleks

RSS Black "stains" appearing under finish on new Adi top (CS-D18-12) (1,2,3) 51

Otisco Kid

04/15/14 11:13 AM

Cass Sumrall

RSS Good maple! 10

Dave in Tejas

04/14/14 10:33 PM

Tom P

RSS Is Honduran Mahogany CITES listed ? 10

MannyBoy

04/13/14 8:18 AM

Tahoeguitar

RSS Wenge and Carpathian spruce dreadnought (1,2) 36

willysunday

04/12/14 12:49 AM

Brian Itzkin

RSS Macacauba, Macawood, Hormigo, Curatinga Rosewood? 3

Howard Klepper

04/09/14 8:13 PM

clinchriver

RSS Is this bridge Brazilian? 10

Goodin

04/08/14 9:01 AM

margibman

RSS Name that rosewood! 11

MikeyV

04/07/14 6:23 PM

pdx

RSS "Celebrity" guitar repair 16

gfspencer

04/04/14 3:27 PM

Dave in Tejas

RSS What is Mahogany? (1,2) 24

billwi

04/03/14 9:04 PM

Bruce Sexauer

RSS Nice set of Brazilian 7

FlyerPhill

04/03/14 3:22 PM

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