Archive for November, 2005

Mammoth wood…

Tuesday, November 15th, 2005

Every now and then, you get wood, which is so surprisingly massive, so really, very, very big, that it brings a tear to your eye. At times like this, there is only one appropriate response; whip out your camera, and post pics on the internet:

The monolith is a through sawn slab of european rippled sycamore, which should yield at least 6 bookmatched tops, and comes all the way from Sunny Scotland, via eBay. The little fellas at the bottom are also eBay scores, both african mahogany, both just a hair too narrow for 1 piece bodies, but plenty big enough to yield a 2 piece blank and a couple of necks each.

Now, I just need somewhere to put it…