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Kamusur
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Ancient spruce

Post by Kamusur » Thu Nov 30, 2017 1:08 pm

There are a couple of tops here http://alaskawoods.com/products.php?pid=290&detail=true and 1 super dooper special maybe a chrissy present :shock:

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Re: Ancient spruce

Post by routout » Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:09 pm

That's a rare piece of wood for sure ,did we not have a secret grove of ancient pine here in OZ that went quiet .I had a good laugh the other day when reminded of the hateful eight guitar wreckin fiasco just a bit a wood with Martin written on it .
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Re: Ancient spruce

Post by rocket » Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:13 pm

You're shitting me!!
Like I said before the crash, " Hit the bloody thing, it won't hit ya back

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Re: Ancient spruce

Post by Kamusur » Fri Dec 01, 2017 10:20 am

Yep Rod it sure is a shitload for a piece of dead tree, sorry i mean top grade tonewood. It may be the dearest piece of wood i have ever seen for sale.

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Re: Ancient spruce

Post by kiwigeo » Fri Dec 01, 2017 10:31 am

Expensive yes...but as is the case for alot of things, the value of an item is basically how much the market is willing to pay for it.
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Re: Ancient spruce

Post by Allen » Fri Dec 01, 2017 1:12 pm

Not one person has baulked at the surcharge I put on using this timber.

Remember it's just as easy to sell something to a person with money, as one without.
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Re: Ancient spruce

Post by Lex » Fri Dec 01, 2017 2:11 pm

Yes I agree with Martin, but unfortunately for me , the market wont even pay me cost :lol:

People tell me that they can get a Cole Clark for $1800 and they have a known name,so mine could at most be worth only half that.

I might have to bury a guitar for a couple of thousand years to break even :D

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Re: Ancient spruce

Post by blackalex1952 » Fri Dec 01, 2017 6:09 pm

I might have to bury a guitar for a couple of thousand years to break even
I'm sure given that amount of time, Trevor Gore or his descendants will have worked out how to do this in a much shorter time! :mrgreen:
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Re: Ancient spruce

Post by blackalex1952 » Fri Dec 01, 2017 6:15 pm

"Everything I say on the topic is based solely upon inexperience and assumption!"

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