I wrote to Oudimentary a couple of months ago to invite them to the forum, but did not hear back which was unusual as they are normally very prompt in replying. Unfortunately I read soon after about Ustadh Usama Canon's illness shortly afterwards and it has been on my mind ever since. Oudimentary hardly gets a mention in this forum and that is a real shame as the company deserves better given their role in pioneering Oud in the West and in the USA in particular. Oudimentary have not requested to be promoted on this forum, but I think that providing this publicity is the least that we can do to help out and given them some well deserved recognition. I hope that this thread can highlight their contribution to the awareness and appreciation of Oud in the West and generate some much needed sales for this decent company. Please visit their website and give their excellent products consideration. Oudimentary was founded in 2004 and for those who are able to visit their store, are located at 43170 Osgood Rd, Fremont, California, USA 94539. The company is run by Micah Anderson and Ustadh Usama Canon. They started selling artisanal quality Oud back in 2004 and were part of a Western Oud scene that included other companies like Silk Road Ends run by Sidi Khalid Miller (now unfortunately defunct). I have some of their Oud wood chips and oil including a Tarakan and the legendary Cambodi KSSS, of which Habz786 somehow managed to hustle 1g off from me . Most of their Oud is aged, of superb quality and sold without fanfare. For more information: 1. The Oudimentary Website can be found on www.oudimentary.com/ 2. Who is Ustadh Usama Canon? Read more on here: http://muzlimbuzz.sg/who-is-ustadh-usama-canon/ 3. You can keep up with Ustadh Usama Canon on Twitter: https://twitter.com/usamacanon?lang=en 4. An Fascinating Account of a Visit to the Oudimentary Store in 2014 http://www.cafleurebon.com/on-the-o...from-new-york-city-to-california-oud-perfume/ 5. An superb video featuring the founders Ustadh Usama Canon and Micah Anderson.