Later, I hope to get Brian to write some articles for FRETS.COM about the testing and selection of tonewoods. He's spent a lot of energy in scientific evaluation and prediction of the tonal output of various guitar woods.

Meanwhile, here are some more shots of his basement shop.

His bench is as busy as mine:

The humidity control room for stabilizing parts and assembly

It's a simple enclosure with 10 mil polyethylene sheeting for walls and a dehumidifier, vacuum clamping setup, workbenches and storage racks. The plastic makes a great moisture barrier and lets light through, so the room doesn't feel cramped:

I'll be back for more photos later. . .

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