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To make matters worse, although the Indian government certified that the wood was properly and legally exported under this law, the US Fish and Wildlife Service substituted it's own opinion and reinterpreted Indian law!They suggested that if Gibson would finish its fingerboards with Indian labor rather than American labor, there would be no issue.A good humidity system, like the one from Oasis, that is kept in the case (with your guitar in it!) is for most people more practical than humidifying an entire house or music room although if you have a large collection of acoustics, this may be your option.Guitar manufacturers, in order to ship their guitars anywhere, build their instruments in a controlled environment of about 45%.Kentucky, as well as most of the Northern states, experience dryness where in the winter months, levels may drop to 10% or lower.(There would be, however, a new wave of prison blues music!) He recommends that pre-2008 instruments be exempt from these rules and that there be an "innocent owner" provision that would protect sellers and owners from persecution and forfeiture of their wood products.
The government could not prove that the wood was illegally harvested (raw wood does not have barcodes or rfid chips) so they alleged that the wood was imported into the US in violation of an Indian export restriction designed to keep wood finishing work in India.
What are the Smithsonian and the Met going to do with their antique wood treasures?
All the major US guitar manufacturers have endorsed the protection of endangered woods and are totally dedicated to finding alternative materials.
If you rely on a manual lock or rubber band, the one time you forget to use it, will be the time your pet or child knocks it over! Broken headstocks can be repaired, but a professional job is expensive and lowers the potential resale of the guitar, bass, mandolin, sitar, etc.
Be careful with belt buckles, rivets on jeans, metal zippers and of course buttons.