Guitars and other wooden instruments face the problem of aging, rotting, sensitivity to weather and temperature. Wood, while a powerful agent for warm sonic engineering, is not a “forever material.” The people at the instrument maker “Blackwing” invented a “solid linen” composite. It’s strong and bendy like wood, minus the wear and tear factor. Yes, this guitar will last forever. As one guitarist points out in a PR video for the product, you could leave the thing outside in a blizzard overnight, pull it out of the snow and carry on playing it like nothing happened. With a great sound and immunity against the elements, this is a great solution to the age old battle to maintain instruments