Sunday, January 22, 2006

A good solution all around

If the trees have to go, they should be put to the best possible use.

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A beautiful acoustic with walnut sides and curly redwood back.

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A nice example of good old redwood.

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A beautiful redwood burl for a solid-body guitar back or top. Although the site owner that this came from said the picture is a bit too orange for redwood. It's probably much closer in color to the back of the acoustic guitar above.

I think using the wood in musical instruments is a good solution all around. The trees get to be repurposed into something that can bring real joy to folks all around and the farmers get their vineyards -- for whatever that's worth. ;)

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