"I met a distressed Englishman once. Late for his flight...
Anyway, that "distressed Engelmann" or "Engelrondack" is a pretty cool idea. Anything to make more use of the entire tree, and to make use of trees that aren't…"
"Wow! That is a pretty stressed looking guitar.
No, this is the tree being "distressed" before being made into a guitar.
I managed to find a thread on it, and it mentions David Webber - not sure if he's the only guy doing…"
"Speaking of being tempted......... My next door nieghbor has her mothers D18 vintage 12 fretter Dread. I played it and drooled all over it and took it back with new strings and the slobber wiped off. Today a few weeks later her Dad brings me a D18…"
"Too lazy to change them. But I might do it this evening. I do have new strings lying around...
They don't sound dead, so I haven't bothered. And I swear this guitar sounds better than the day I bought it. Robert Godin says that tops do…"