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Wood Trip to Slovenia! in Oktober 2017! 

In Oktober 2017 i traveled all the way down to Slovenia to buy amazing AAA grade Moon Spruce. 8 days of hardcore selecting wood, i have looked through 25 m³ of tonewood. I handselected every piece to be made into a guitar someday. I checked it for straight grain, Quatersawn, Density, Fiber quality and feel. I bought enouth Moonspruce for around 20 years of guitar making. I would like to take you through this amazing journey with my photographs. 

 25 m³ of Tonewood. Spruce and Maple only.

25 m³ of Tonewood. Spruce and Maple only.

 Before my work started.

Before my work started.

 Finding more and more pallets....

Finding more and more pallets....

 Amazing view in Austria!

Amazing view in Austria!

 Selecting each set by hand, one by one.

Selecting each set by hand, one by one.

 The sawmill.

The sawmill.

 Wood.. Wood.. Woodyer....

Wood.. Wood.. Woodyer....

 A New Hobby!

A New Hobby!

 Yummy!

Yummy!

 Amazing view.

Amazing view.

 My pallet starting to get full!

My pallet starting to get full!

 With my dear friend Dries Callens. 

With my dear friend Dries Callens. 

 Before loading the Tonewood!

Before loading the Tonewood!

 Full with Moon Spruce and Flamed Maple!

Full with Moon Spruce and Flamed Maple!

 We finished the last day with this 60 cm big Family pizza, Only 12 euro's !!! 

We finished the last day with this 60 cm big Family pizza, Only 12 euro's !!! 

 Wine in the making!

Wine in the making!

 Amazing weather in Oktober! 

Amazing weather in Oktober! 

 After 8 days we had gone through 25 m³ of Tonewood. Selecting them all on quality. In the end, I selected about 2 m³ for myself.

After 8 days we had gone through 25 m³ of Tonewood. Selecting them all on quality. In the end, I selected about 2 m³ for myself.

 Amazing Bear claw Spruce

Amazing Bear claw Spruce

 and very fine straight grained Spruce

and very fine straight grained Spruce

It was a amazing experience. I learnt so much in these 8 days. It was pure fun and enjoyment. We worked 10 hours a day but it was well worth it. A big highlight for me. Dear Dries, Thanks for all the thing you have shown me and all the amazing discussion we had while selecting woods. Take care my friend.