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Does weight matter?

Does weight matter?

Posted by Daniel Austin Cooke on 7th Jul 2019

I am not talking about a visit to your doctor, or trying to figure out if you overloaded the truck.    And I am definitely not talking about how anyones looks in a pair of jeans. I'm ta … read more
Why does grain orientation matter?

Why does grain orientation matter?

Posted by Daniel A. Cooke on 28th Jun 2019

Somewhere, someplace, a long time ago, someone decided to use a piece of wood for leverage.  This day was a big day in history.  So big it changed the way we looked at wood for the rest of h … read more
That long piece of wood.  Guide to Neck Blanks

That long piece of wood. Guide to Neck Blanks

Posted by Daniel Austin Cooke on 20th Jun 2019

In the old days the materials of choice were often subject to the local availability.  Now thanks to global trading, shipping, rail, air, and of course trucking, we have a huge selection to choos … read more
Electric guitar body wood  guide

Electric guitar body wood guide

Posted by Daniel Austin Cooke on 19th Jun 2019

When we talk about wood it appears different from each perspective someone has.  Each person has their own personal experiences which colors their viewpoint.  Ours is a unique view. &nb … read more