This 1957 Gibson J45 hadn't been played in a long time. The action was very high, mostly due to a bad neck angle and warped top. After taking it apart and putting it back together again, it played beautifully, but didn't sound very good at first. Yet, after only a few minutes of playing, it opened right up and suddenly started sounding fantastic! Even I was amazed at the sudden shift in tone. While most people know that acoustic guitars tend to sound better the more they are played, most don't realize that they get worse if they're ignored. So play yer guitars!
Guess what we perceive as better sounding is due to the wood structure stabilization in certain tensions increasing either the resonance box or even the neck response. Great works, cheers.
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