I know just enough about wood to know what I do not know.
Art Overholtzer, Classic Guitar Making, 1974
Thanks to all of you who have voted in my poll! Any suggestions for the next question?
Next week is my last week of work at Lassen Volcanic National Park and I am very glad of that, I will have spent 2 months doing nothing but power washing old paint off of shake roofs and then repainting the shakes. When I am done I will start getting our household ready to move to Yosemite National Park, I have a lot of work ahead of me, please be patient with my blog updates.
Check out Ottmar Liebert's diary, there is a blurb about how some computer designers are being taught to use their hands again, seems that all these people can do is move a mouse. How sad. (One of these days I will learn how to create a link to the article).
Oh, the above photo is the peghead of guitar #3, western red cedar top and black walnut back and sides.
Enjoy the rest of August and have a safe Labor Day weekend!
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