Guitarmaker Issue 37

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Green Wood: Luthierie's Role in Resource Conservation

Grenpeace International

Photo of a brazilian forest after harvesting.


Membership Directory

Rick Davis

Complete directory of ASIA members for 1998/1999. (Directory is not included in the PDF for privacy reasons.)


ASIA Notes

Rick Davis

Status of the organization including the website and preparations for the 2000 symposium. Frank Ford is named Repairs Editor for Guitarmaker.

ASIA; repair; Guitarmaker; symposium

Green Guitarmaking: Does Lutherie Have a Role in Resource Conservation

Bob Adamcik

How can luthiers help with resource conservation (wood and shell), and can we possibly make a difference? With 8 photos.

tonewood; inlay

SmartWood and the Rainforest Alliance

Bob Adamcik

Sidebar on the Rainforest Alliance's SmartWood certification program.


Hunting the Woods

Eldon Whitford

Mike Kenmitzer and Paul Newson search the Michigan woods for the best figured maple in the world. With 6 photos.


Martin O-30, 1900

Frank Ford

Photos of a vintage Martin in Brazilian rosewood.

guitar, steel-string

“ASIA is an organization where you not only grow your skills, but grow your extended family. I have met so many wonderful, knowledgeable people through this organization.” ~Michael Dickinson, Martin Guitar