Where is the wood that PRS use come from ?

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  1. JMintzer

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    And what did this teach you?
     
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    Glide-bpm We were small but we were slow...

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    Sure He does... But I had mischief in my heart...
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  3. Sevenandaquarter

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    So is the Braz RW they use from sources that already acquired it before the ban?
     
  4. Black Plaid

    Black Plaid just another Alan

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    That is certainly the expectation.

    I expect it's *really* hard to provide provenance, so exports of BRW are even rarer than the actual wood.
     
  5. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    Trees that are destroyed or die from natural causes are identified and certified as such are allowed to be exported. They keep a paper trail.
     
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    No, I actually saw it much earlier. I actually said, "Trees, duh" as soon as I saw the subject line and talked myself out of posting. It's sad how good my brain is at sarcastic comments - a lot of times, I'll say something about 10 seconds after an opportunity arises, and my wife will say, "That took a while - you must be slipping." I have to tell her, no, the sarcastic comment was like a reflex, it was the internal dialogue that delayed things.

    Not to consider the consequences of my actions and to just immediately make the funny* comment with no further thought.






    * - Funny to me, nobody cares what the rest of you think.
     
  7. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Who said that?!
     
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    Now THAT's the Alan we all know and love...
     
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    I will admit that that a couple of pcs of Brazilian rosewood have found there way into my basement :D
     
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    Black Plaid just another Alan

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    If you want to get technical, a biological organism uses energy from excited photons to power a process called photosynthesis to convert carbon-dioxide, dihydrogen-monoxide and other trace elements to a cellulose foam.
     
  12. alantig

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    [​IMG]
     
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  13. Mark L. Greco

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    According to PRS himself, there is lots of new growth Brazilian Rosewood trees, and he expects the ban to be eventually lifted. I wonder how the fires will effect this.
     
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    Huh? foam?
    Yeah, photosynthesis uses light (excited photons) as the energy source to drive the conversion of carbon dioxide and water into carbohydrates. What foam?
     
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  16. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    I suspect it's a typo, and "form" is the word.
     
  17. shinksma

    shinksma What? I get a title?

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    Well, one could argue that wood is relatively "airy" compared to much more solid substances, and maybe it is a "foam" - cellular structures represent the the "bubbles".
     
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  18. Black Plaid

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    It's densely packed, but may be referred to as a 'foam' based on its cellular structure.

    Either that or I've just been watching too much AvE.
     
  19. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    I sit corrected:D
     
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  20. FunkyFreeman

    FunkyFreeman Moo Panuwat

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    I did see Laos Rosewood in WL stock. So Southeast Asia should be one of PRS wood sources.

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