August 2, 2009

John, the new owner of Guitar 905, and I discussed design considerations and component choices and arrived upon using a Claro Walnut back and sides and Sitka Spruce top (with a little amber thrown in to soften the whiteness) for an OM.

We picked some walnut from Notable Woods in Lopez Island, WA.  The walnut arrived yesterday and is just the ticket.  Lots of curl and distinctive grain running through the back and sides.