Column: There Are No Dumb Questions

May 2020

There are no dumb questions. 

That's the common trope when you're on a field trip in the third grade, or when, 30 years later, you're talking to a financial planner. I try to follow that rule religiously, to the point where folks can't tell whether I'm playing dumb or am just, in fact, kinda slow. I guess the jury is still out.
With that in mind, here's my latest dumb question: How the heck does an acoustic instrument stay together?
Glue, sure. A "dovetail joint," you may answer, or "bolt-on." I get that,...

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