Wood score- not unpacked yet

All of a sudden I seem to have a wood storage issue.  My new shop area is just being set up.

Last week I regretted not buying some old Martin Guitar wood that I stumbled upon at a workshop clean out.  A couple emails over the week and today I got everything except a couple neatly stacked bundles of rosewood which went to a Ukelele maker.  I’ll find out who got that shortly.

I just semi split it up.  If its all decent, and I think most is, there is enough adirondack spruce for 15-17 full guitar tops. Probably enough mahogany for 5 to 10 backs, maybe some sides.  Plenty of rosewood, maybe some guitar size.  I’d be set if I wanted to try to make ukeleles or mandolins.  Plus a ton of small pieces of rosewood, a bunch of cherry, a bit of curly koa and some random oak.

I think this was a score.  I paid a few bucks each for the spruce and mahogany and rounded up to take everything else.  Probably helped that the shelf was a complete mess and it was hard to tell what was there.  Total cost for all of it would equal about 4 to 5 mid grade book matched spruce tops at current retail prices.

How do things like this fall in my lap? Sometimes I just think about something and it happens.  Like the anvil I was given after I thought about trying out blacksmithing for a few months.

All the wood is sitting in the shop acclimating, I was going sticker and weight the guitar size stuff in a built in cabinet. No Idea where I’m going to put the rest, but I have some thoughts.  Some of it is warped from poor storage, but I think may be able to be flattened.  Any suggestions welcome.

I’ll post pics when there is better light.

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