Processing a batch of wood
guitar replacement bodies, we need a lot of raw wood. I had a request to get a new batch of Mahogany. To get decent prices,
we need to order a lot of wood at one time. The shipping is expensive, so this spreads it out over a bunch of guitar bodies.
Here is the initial load. I really needed that bottom piece of Mahogany. It is 17 inches wide and 14 feet long. A HUGE piece. There
is some basswood in there too. Then a big chunk of purple heart. Some of the basswood is big enough for a single piece construction. That
is rare for basswood. I'll add that as an option in the
Next, I chop up the pieces. Sometimes I make them small enough to get inside, then do some smaller cuts later. Here are
a few pieces of basswood clamped up into my trademark 3-piece construction. More work than a 2-piece, but it is WAY better to
avoid a seam down the middle.
Then a bunch of them go into the "stack". This is actually a pretty efficient use of some corner space.
Here is the Mahogany getting cut. Sweet sucess!
Here is the final product.
This one shipped to
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