Genuine Mahogany Guitar Neck Blanks

Swietenia macrophylla

Also called Acajou, Tropical American Mahogany, and Honduras Mahogany. This medium to large tree occurs throughout Central and South America. Related to Cuban Mahogany (Swietenia mahogani) and Pacific Coast Mahogany (Swietenia humilis). It produces one of the classic furniture and cabinetmaking woods. The heartwood varies from a light reddish-brown to a rich, dark red. Generally straight grained and exceptionally stable, it is easy to machine, hand plane, sand and finish. Occasional logs produce several figures, curly, quilted, and the rare plum pudding figure which looks like large drips running down the board. Used in fine furniture and joinery, boat building, and in the guitar industry for acoustic sets and necks.

Due to CITES regulations, we can only ship this species to customers in the United States.

Item Number: IW34375

$62.40
A 1 3/4 x 3 7/8 x 33 1/8"
$58.55
B 1 3/4 x 3 x 40 1/8"

Mexican Bocote Instrument Billet

Cordia elaeagnoides

Bocote is an oily wood with a yellowish to dark brown color accented with irregular black stripes and streaks. It has a spicy smell and is hard, heavy and strong. It is easy to work and takes a very nice polish. This beautiful wood is seldom seen in woodworker's shops.

Item Number: IW34374

$108.40
2 3/8 x 4 9/16 x 36"

Mexican Bocote Ukulele/Guitar Finger Boards

Cordia elaeagnoides

Bocote is an oily wood with a yellowish to dark brown color accented with irregular black stripes and streaks. It has a spicy smell and is hard, heavy and strong. It is easy to work and takes a very nice polish. This beautiful wood is seldom seen in woodworker's shops.

Item Number: IW34373

$20.00
A 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 15 3/4"
$25.00
B 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 19 15/16"
$25.00
C 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 19 15/16"
$25.00
D 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 22 1/8"
$25.00
E 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 22 1/8"
$25.00
F 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 22 1/8"
$25.00
G 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 22 1/8"
$25.00
H 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 22 1/8"

Ribbon Striped Sapele Guitar Neck Blanks

Entandrophragma cylindricum

The Sapele tree is found in tropical West & Central Africa. Even when without figure as this board Sapele has an amazing luster and takes a beautiful polish.

Item Number: IW34372

$55.00
A 2 x 3 3/4 x 31"
$110.00
B 3 13/16 x 4 x 30 7/16"
$110.00
C 3 3/4 x 3 15/16 x 31 1/4"

Genuine Mahogany 2 piece Guitar Neck Sets

Swietenia macrophylla

Also called Acajou, Tropical American Mahogany, and Honduras Mahogany. This medium to large tree occurs throughout Central and South America. Related to Cuban Mahogany (Swietenia mahogani) and Pacific Coast Mahogany (Swietenia humilis). It produces one of the classic furniture and cabinetmaking woods. The heartwood varies from a light reddish-brown to a rich, dark red. Generally straight grained and exceptionally stable, it is easy to machine, hand plane, sand and finish. Occasional logs produce several figures, curly, quilted, and the rare plum pudding figure which looks like large drips running down the board. Used in fine furniture and joinery, boat building, and in the guitar industry for acoustic sets and necks.

Due to CITES regulations, we can only ship this species to customers in the United States.

Item Number: IW34371

$95.00
A ea. pc. 1 13/16 x 3 1/4 x 30 1/4"
$95.00
B ea. pc. 1 15/16 x 3 x 30 1/4"
$95.00
C ea. pc. 1 15/16 x 3 x 30 3/16"

Genuine Mahogany Solid Body Guitar Blank

Swietenia macrophylla

Also called Acajou, Tropical American Mahogany, and Honduras Mahogany. This medium to large tree occurs throughout Central and South America. Related to Cuban Mahogany (Swietenia mahogani) and Pacific Coast Mahogany (Swietenia humilis). It produces one of the classic furniture and cabinetmaking woods. The heartwood varies from a light reddish-brown to a rich, dark red. Generally straight grained and exceptionally stable, it is easy to machine, hand plane, sand and finish. Occasional logs produce several figures, curly, quilted, and the rare plum pudding figure which looks like large drips running down the board. Used in fine furniture and joinery, boat building, and in the guitar industry for acoustic sets and necks.

Due to CITES regulations, we can only ship this species to customers in the United States.

Item Number: IW34368

$150.00
2 x 13 3/16 x 19 3/16"

Genuine Mahogany Solid Body Guitar Blanks

Swietenia macrophylla

Also called Acajou, Tropical American Mahogany, and Honduras Mahogany. This medium to large tree occurs throughout Central and South America. Related to Cuban Mahogany (Swietenia mahogani) and Pacific Coast Mahogany (Swietenia humilis). It produces one of the classic furniture and cabinetmaking woods. The heartwood varies from a light reddish-brown to a rich, dark red. Generally straight grained and exceptionally stable, it is easy to machine, hand plane, sand and finish. Occasional logs produce several figures, curly, quilted, and the rare plum pudding figure which looks like large drips running down the board. Used in fine furniture and joinery, boat building, and in the guitar industry for acoustic sets and necks.

Due to CITES regulations, we can only ship this species to customers in the United States.

Item Number: IW34367

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$
A sold x x
$150.00
B 2 x 13 3/16 x 20 5/16"

Genuine Mahogany Solid Body Guitar Blanks

Swietenia macrophylla

Also called Acajou, Tropical American Mahogany, and Honduras Mahogany. This medium to large tree occurs throughout Central and South America. Related to Cuban Mahogany (Swietenia mahogani) and Pacific Coast Mahogany (Swietenia humilis). It produces one of the classic furniture and cabinetmaking woods. The heartwood varies from a light reddish-brown to a rich, dark red. Generally straight grained and exceptionally stable, it is easy to machine, hand plane, sand and finish. Occasional logs produce several figures, curly, quilted, and the rare plum pudding figure which looks like large drips running down the board. Used in fine furniture and joinery, boat building, and in the guitar industry for acoustic sets and necks.

Due to CITES regulations, we can only ship this species to customers in the United States.

Item Number: IW34366

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A sold x x
$150.00
B 2 x 13 3/16 x 19 15/16"

African Padouk Guitar Neck Blanks

Pterocarpus soyauxii

This brick-red colored West African hardwood was once one of the more common imported hardwoods but has become increasingly scarce in the last couple of years. It is easy to work, takes a nice polish and is dimensionally stable. Kiln-dried.

Item Number: IW34364

$75.00
A 2 5/16 x 3 15/16 x 30 1/4"
$65.00
B 1 15/16 x 4 x 30 1/2"

Malagasy Ebony Guitar Bridge Blanks

Diospyros perreiri

This Ebony is unsurpassed for its beauty and blackness. It is fairly fine-textured and takes a high polish. Finest ebony in the world. Rare.

This species has been newly added to the CITES list and as a consequence, we are limiting sales to the United States only.

Item Number: IW34363

$15.00
A 1/2 x 1 15/16 x 7 15/16"
$18.00
B 1/2 x 2 9/16 x 7 3/8"
$18.00
C 1/2 x 2 9/16 x 7 3/8"
$18.00
D 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 7 15/16"
$18.00
E 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 8"
$18.00
F 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 7 15/16"
$18.00
G 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 8 3/8"

West African Ebony Guitar Bridge Blanks

Diospyros crassiflora

Sometimes called Gabon or Gaboon, this Ebony is sometimes jet black but oftentimes has grayish streaks that mostly disappear when finished or after the made object has been put into service. This Ebony has a marked resistance to checking that is characteristic of some of the Indian and Asian species. It has a wonderful texture and is easily carved, planed, turned, and milled. It is fairly fine-grained and takes a high polish. This Ebony usually originates in either Cameroon or Nigeria and the logs are rough hewn in the forest and oftentimes brought to the nearest road by human porters. With the disappearance of other species of black Ebony this species is fast becoming the Ebony of choice.

Item Number: IW34362

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$10.00
A 7/16-1/2 x 2 x 8 1/16"
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$10.00
B 7/16-1/2 x 2 x 8 1/16"
$10.00
C 7/16-1/2 x 1 15/16 x 8"
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$10.00
D 7/16-1/2 x 2 x 8 1/16"

West African Ebony Guitar Finger Boards

Diospyros crassiflora

Sometimes called Gabon or Gaboon, this Ebony is sometimes jet black but oftentimes has grayish streaks that mostly disappear when finished or after the made object has been put into service. This Ebony has a marked resistance to checking that is characteristic of some of the Indian and Asian species. It has a wonderful texture and is easily carved, planed, turned, and milled. It is fairly fine-grained and takes a high polish. This Ebony usually originates in either Cameroon or Nigeria and the logs are rough hewn in the forest and oftentimes brought to the nearest road by human porters. With the disappearance of other species of black Ebony this species is fast becoming the Ebony of choice.

Item Number: IW34361

$35.00
A 5/16-3/8 x 2 1/2 x 20 1/8"
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$35.00
B 5/16-3/8 x 2 13/16 x 20 5/16"
$35.00
C 5/16 x 2 1/2 x 21 7/8"
$35.00
D 5/16 x 2 1/2 x 21 13/16"

Purpleheart Guitar Binding Billets

Peltogyne sp.

The best colored & figured Purpleheart comes from Bolivia. It is also finer-grained than other Purpleheart species found elsewhere. Air-dried.

Item Number: IW34359

$25.00
A 13/16 x 3 x 30 1/8"
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$30.00
B 11/16 x 3 1/2 x 36 1/8"
$35.00
C 13/16 x 3 x 42 3/16"

Ziricote Guitar Bridge Blanks

Cordia dodecandra

Ziricote is another timber we get from the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. It is a lovely wood with a very pronounced ray fleck on radial surfaces sometimes producing a "landscape" effect much like picture jasper.

Partially air dried.

Item Number: IW34357

$8.00
A 7/16 x 1 1/2 x 7 3/4"
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$10.00
B 7/16 x 2 x 7 3/4"
$10.00
C 7/16 x 1 15/16 x 7 13/16"
$10.00
D 7/16 x 2 x 8"
$10.00
E 7/16 x 2 x 8"
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$10.00
F 7/16 x 2 x 7 15/16"

Macassar Ebony Guitar Bridge Blanks

Diospyros celebica

A classically striped Ebony from Asia. Quartersawn.

Item Number: IW34356

$15.00
A 1/2 x 2 7/16-2 1/2 x 8"
$15.00
B 1/2 x 2 7/16-2 1/2 x 8"
$15.00
C 1/2 x 2 7/16-2 1/2 x 8"
$15.00
D 1/2 x 2 7/16-2 1/2 x 8"
$15.00
E 1/2 x 2 7/16-2 1/2 x 8"
$15.00
F 1/2 x 2 7/16-2 1/2 x 8"

Macassar Ebony Guitar Bridge Blanks

Diospyros celebica

A classically striped Ebony from Asia. Quartersawn.

Item Number: IW34355

$15.00
A 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 8"
$15.00
B 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 8"
$15.00
C 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 8"
$15.00
D 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 8"
$15.00
E 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 8"
$15.00
F 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 8"

Macassar Ebony Guitar Bridge Blanks

Diospyros celebica

A classically striped Ebony from Asia. Quartersawn.

Item Number: IW34354

$15.00
A 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 8"
$15.00
B 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 8"
$15.00
C 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 8"
$15.00
D 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 8"
$15.00
E 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 8"
$15.00
F 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 8"

Macassar Ebony Guitar Finger Boards

Diospyros celebica

A classically striped Ebony from Asia. Quartersawn.

Item Number: IW34353

$35.00
A 5/16-3/8 x 2 9/16 x 20"
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$35.00
B 5/16-3/8 x 2 9/16 x 20"
$35.00
C 5/16-3/8 x 2 9/16 x 20"
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$35.00
D 5/16-3/8 x 2 9/16 x 20"
$35.00
E 5/16-3/8 x 2 9/16 x 20"
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$35.00
F 5/16-3/8 x 2 9/16 x 20"

Ziricote Guitar Finger Boards

Cordia dodecandra

Ziricote is another timber we get from the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. It is a lovely wood with a very pronounced ray fleck on radial surfaces sometimes producing a "landscape" effect much like picture jasper.

These are beautifully figured but are recently cut out of lumber so they made need more seasoning.

Partially air dried.

Item Number: IW34351

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$50.00
A 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 22 1/8"
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$50.00
B 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 22 1/8"
$50.00
C 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 22 1/8"
$50.00
D 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 22 1/8"
$50.00
E 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 22"
$50.00
F 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 22"
$50.00
G 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 22"

West African Ebony Bass Guitar Finger Boards

Diospyros crassiflora

Sometimes called Gabon or Gaboon, this Ebony is sometimes jet black but oftentimes has grayish streaks that mostly disappear when finished or after the made object has been put into service. This Ebony has a marked resistance to checking that is characteristic of some of the Indian and Asian species. It has a wonderful texture and is easily carved, planed, turned, and milled. It is fairly fine-grained and takes a high polish. This Ebony usually originates in either Cameroon or Nigeria and the logs are rough hewn in the forest and oftentimes brought to the nearest road by human porters. With the disappearance of other species of black Ebony this species is fast becoming the Ebony of choice.

A has some figure.

Item Number: IW34350

$45.00
A 5/16-3/8 x 2 3/4 x 26"
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$45.00
B 5/16-3/8 x 2 7/8 x 27 1/2"
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$45.00
C 5/16-3/8 x 2 15/16 x 27"

Figured Swamp Ash Lam Top Guitar Set

Fraxinus profunda

This White Ash comes from the southern U.S.A. and is noteworthy for its very light weight, 2.2-3.2 lbs. per board foot. Used mainly in the musical instrument trade for light weight electric guitars, it also has very nice acoustic properties.

Item Number: IW34349

$50.00
A ea. pc. 3/8 x 6 15/16 x 18"
$50.00
B ea. pc. 3/8 x 6 15/16 x 17 15/16"

Santos Rosewood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Machaerium sp.

This wood has gained in popularity since the early 1990's when Brazilian Rosewood was designated an endangered species. Furniture manufacturers used it as a Brazilian Rosewood substitute but it stands on its own as an instrument tone wood.

Item Number: IW34348

$185.00
Backs 3/16 x 8 11/16 x 24"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 5 1/2 x 34 1/8"

Santos Rosewood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Machaerium sp.

This wood has gained in popularity since the early 1990's when Brazilian Rosewood was designated an endangered species. Furniture manufacturers used it as a Brazilian Rosewood substitute but it stands on its own as an instrument tone wood.

Item Number: IW34347

$185.00
Backs 1/8-3/16 x 8 3/4 x 24"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 5 1/4 x 35 1/2"

Snakewood Guitar Bridge Blanks

Piratinera guianensis

Also called Letterwood and Leopardwood. Color: dark red to reddish brown with irregular black speckles or stripes. Fine textured and highly lustrous. Very hard and heavy, 75-84 lbs/cu ft. Takes a beautiful finish. Very rare and very expensive. Guyana and Surinam.

Item Number: IW34346

$30.00
A 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 6"
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$45.00
B 1/2 x 2 3/16 x 8"

American Holly Guitar Peghead Veneers

Ilex opaca

Holly is the whitest wood commercially available. Our stock was cut during the winter and quickly dried in a vacuum kiln to prevent discoloration. The result is very white wood without gray or bluish staining. The wood is fine-grained and is excellent for turnery, inlays, musical instrument edge bandings, etc. The grade is common and better which means that there can be some defects, mainly knots.

Item Number: IW34340

$10.00
A 1/8 x 3 1/2 x 8 5/16"
$10.00
B 1/8 x 3 1/2 x 8 5/16"
$10.00
C 1/8 x 3 1/2 x 8 5/16"
$10.00
D 1/8 x 3 1/2 x 8 5/16"
$10.00
E 1/8 x 3 1/2 x 8 5/16"

Santos Rosewood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Machaerium sp.

This Chilean wood is sometimes called Chilean Beech. It is fairly fine-grained with a pinkish-red color. It is a nice carving wood.

The sides have a small defect on the lower bout. Priced accordingly.

Item Number: IW34339

$150.00
Backs 1/8-3/16 x 8 1/2 x 23 3/8"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 5 5/16 x 35 11/16"

West African Ebony Guitar Finger Boards

Diospyros crassiflora

Sometimes called Gabon or Gaboon, this Ebony is sometimes jet black but oftentimes has grayish streaks that mostly disappear when finished or after the made object has been put into service. This Ebony has a marked resistance to checking that is characteristic of some of the Indian and Asian species. It has a wonderful texture and is easily carved, planed, turned, and milled. It is fairly fine-grained and takes a high polish. This Ebony usually originates in either Cameroon or Nigeria and the logs are rough hewn in the forest and oftentimes brought to the nearest road by human porters. With the disappearance of other species of black Ebony this species is fast becoming the Ebony of choice.

Item Number: IW34338

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$35.00
A 3/8 x 2 5/8 x 20"
$35.00
B 3/8 x 2 5/8 x 20"
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$35.00
C 3/8 x 2 5/8 x 20"

West African Ebony Guitar Bridge Blanks

Diospyros crassiflora

Sometimes called Gabon or Gaboon, this Ebony is sometimes jet black but oftentimes has grayish streaks that mostly disappear when finished or after the made object has been put into service. This Ebony has a marked resistance to checking that is characteristic of some of the Indian and Asian species. It has a wonderful texture and is easily carved, planed, turned, and milled. It is fairly fine-grained and takes a high polish. This Ebony usually originates in either Cameroon or Nigeria and the logs are rough hewn in the forest and oftentimes brought to the nearest road by human porters. With the disappearance of other species of black Ebony this species is fast becoming the Ebony of choice.

Item Number: IW34337

$10.00
A 1/2 x 2 x 8 1/8"
$10.00
B 1/2 x 2 x 8 1/8"
$10.00
C 1/2 x 2 x 8 1/8"
$15.00
D 1/2 x 2 5/8 x 8 1/4"
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$15.00
E 1/2 x 2 13/16 x 8"

Amazon Rosewood Guitar Bridge Blanks

Dalbergia spruceana

This is a fairly rare species from the Amazon region of Brazil. The heartwood varies from a golden-brown to a reddish-brown often with narrow, dark stripes. It is hard and heavy, but easy to work, and takes a high polish.

Due to CITES regulations, we can only ship this species to customers in the United States.

Item Number: IW34334

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$10.00
A 1/2 x 1 11/16 x 8 1/4"
$12.00
B 1/2 x 2 1/16 x 8"
$12.00
C 1/2 x 1 15/16 x 8"
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$12.00
D 1/2 x 2 x 8"
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$12.00
E 1/2 x 2 x 8"

African Blackwood Guitar Bridge Blanks

Dalbergia melanoxylon

The heartwood is purplish to brownish-black with dark gray streaks giving an overall impression of being black. Lustrous with an attractive inner chatoyance. Very hard, heavy, close-grained, and virtually free from pores. Its stability and lovely tonal qualities make it an excellent instrument wood.

Due to CITES regulations, we can only ship this species to customers in the United States.

Item Number: IW34333

$10.00
A 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 8 5/16"
$10.00
B 1/2 x 1 9/16 x 8 5/16"
$10.00
C 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 8 5/16"

Pacific Alder 3 piece Solid Body Guitar Blank

Alnus rubra

Hand-picked and color and grain matched. Kiln-dried.

Item Number: IW34331

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$85.00
A 1 13/16 x 13 3/4 x 20 5/16"
$85.00
B 1 13/16 x 14 7/16 x 20"

Palisander Guitar Bridge Blank Billets

Dalbergia baronii

One of several rosewood species from Madagascar. It has beautiful color and grain, a sweet smell, and is very easy to work and stable in use. It is a very close match to true Rio or Brazilian Rosewood (Dalbergia nigra) and as such is much in demand for musical instruments, especially guitars.

Due to this item being on the CITES list, we are only shipping this species to addresses in the United States.

These have opposing quartersawn faces and are air dried for 25 years.

Item Number: IW34330

$50.00
A 1 1/2-1 9/16 x 1 1/2-1 9/16 x 20"
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$50.00
B 1 1/2-1 9/16 x 1 1/2-1 9/16 x 20"
$50.00
C 1 1/2-1 9/16 x 1 1/2-1 9/16 x 20"
$50.00
D 1 1/2-1 9/16 x 1 1/2-1 9/16 x 20"
$50.00
E 1 1/2-1 9/16 x 1 1/2-1 9/16 x 20"

Palisander Guitar Bridge Blank Billets

Dalbergia baronii

One of several rosewood species from Madagascar. It has beautiful color and grain, a sweet smell, and is very easy to work and stable in use. It is a very close match to true Rio or Brazilian Rosewood (Dalbergia nigra) and as such is much in demand for musical instruments, especially guitars.

Due to this item being on the CITES list, we are only shipping this species to addresses in the United States.

These have opposing quartersawn faces and are air dried for 25 years.

Item Number: IW34329

$50.00
A 1 1/2-1 9/16 x 1 1/2-1 9/16 x 20"
$50.00
B 1 1/2-1 9/16 x 1 1/2-1 9/16 x 20"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$50.00
C 1 1/2-1 9/16 x 1 1/2-1 9/16 x 20"
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$50.00
D 1 1/2-1 9/16 x 1 1/2-1 9/16 x 20"
$50.00
E 1 1/2-1 9/16 x 1 1/2-1 9/16 x 20"

Santos Rosewood Guitar Bridge Blanks

Machaerium sp.

This wood has gained in popularity since the early 1990's when Brazilian Rosewood was designated an endangered species. Furniture manufacturers used it as a Brazilian Rosewood substitute but it stands on its own as an instrument tone wood.

Item Number: IW34328

$10.00
A 7/16-1/2 x 1 7/8-2 x 8"
$10.00
B 7/16-1/2 x 1 7/8-2 x 8"
$10.00
C 7/16-1/2 x 1 7/8-2 x 8"
$10.00
D 7/16-1/2 x 1 7/8-2 x 8"
$10.00
E 7/16-1/2 x 1 7/8-2 x 8"
$10.00
F 7/16-1/2 x 1 7/8-2 x 8"
$10.00
G 7/16-1/2 x 1 7/8-2 x 8"
$10.00
H 7/16-1/2 x 1 7/8-2 x 8"

African Padouk Instrument Billet

Pterocarpus soyauxii

This brick-red colored West African hardwood was once one of the more common imported hardwoods but has become increasingly scarce in the last couple of years. It is easy to work, takes a nice polish and is dimensionally stable. Kiln-dried.

Item Number: IW34324

$147.10
2 x 8 x 44 1/8"

West African Ebony Classical Guitar Finger Boards

Diospyros crassiflora

Sometimes called Gabon or Gaboon, this Ebony is sometimes jet black but oftentimes has grayish streaks that mostly disappear when finished or after the made object has been put into service. This Ebony has a marked resistance to checking that is characteristic of some of the Indian and Asian species. It has a wonderful texture and is easily carved, planed, turned, and milled. It is fairly fine-grained and takes a high polish. This Ebony usually originates in either Cameroon or Nigeria and the logs are rough hewn in the forest and oftentimes brought to the nearest road by human porters. With the disappearance of other species of black Ebony this species is fast becoming the Ebony of choice.

Item Number: IW34320

$50.00
A 3/8-7/16 x 2 13/16-2 15/16 x 20 5/16"
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$50.00
B 3/8-7/16 x 2 13/16-2 15/16 x 20 5/16"
$50.00
C 3/8-7/16 x 2 13/16-2 15/16 x 20 5/16"
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$50.00
D 3/8-7/16 x 2 13/16-2 15/16 x 20 5/16"
$50.00
E 3/8-7/16 x 2 13/16-2 15/16 x 20 5/16"
$50.00
F 3/8-7/16 x 2 13/16-2 15/16 x 20 5/16"

West African Ebony Classical Guitar Finger Boards

Diospyros crassiflora

Sometimes called Gabon or Gaboon, this Ebony is sometimes jet black but oftentimes has grayish streaks that mostly disappear when finished or after the made object has been put into service. This Ebony has a marked resistance to checking that is characteristic of some of the Indian and Asian species. It has a wonderful texture and is easily carved, planed, turned, and milled. It is fairly fine-grained and takes a high polish. This Ebony usually originates in either Cameroon or Nigeria and the logs are rough hewn in the forest and oftentimes brought to the nearest road by human porters. With the disappearance of other species of black Ebony this species is fast becoming the Ebony of choice.

Thicker for classical guitars. Quartersawn.

Item Number: IW34319

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$50.00
A 3/8-7/16 x 2 7/8-3 x 20 3/8"
$50.00
B 3/8-7/16 x 2 7/8-3 x 20 3/8"
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$50.00
C 3/8-7/16 x 2 7/8-3 x 20 3/8"
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$50.00
D 3/8-7/16 x 2 7/8-3 x 20 3/8"
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$50.00
E 3/8-7/16 x 2 7/8-3 x 20 3/8"

Northern Ash 3 piece Solid Body Guitar Blank

Item Number: IW34315

$85.00
1 7/8 x 14 1/2 x 20 1/8"

Brazilian Bloodwood Guitar Neck Stringers

Brosimum paraense

Also called Satine, Cacique, and Cardinalwood. The heartwood is a rich strawberry red, in sharp contrast to the light colored sapwood. Takes a high, lustrous finish. Kiln-dried.

Item Number: IW34306

$45.00
A 2 x 2 13/16 x 30 13/16"
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$55.00
B 2 x 3 3/4 x 28 9/16"
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$55.00
C 2 x 3 7/8 x 30"
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$55.00
D 1 7/8 x 3 13/16 x 30 1/2"

Snakewood Guitar Bridge Blanks

Piratinera guianensis

Also called Letterwood and Leopardwood. Color: dark red to reddish brown with irregular black speckles or stripes. Fine textured and highly lustrous. Very hard and heavy, 75-84 lbs/cu ft. Takes a beautiful finish. Very rare and very expensive. Guyana and Surinam.

Item Number: IW34295

$30.00
A 1/2 x 1 7/16 x 8"
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$30.00
B 7/16-1/2 x 1 1/2 x 8"
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$40.00
C 1/2 x 2 x 8"
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$15.00
D 1/2 x 2 x 8"
$40.00
E 7/16-1/2 x 1 15/16 x 8"

Snakewood Guitar Bridge Blanks

Piratinera guianensis

Also called Letterwood and Leopardwood. Color: dark red to reddish brown with irregular black speckles or stripes. Fine textured and highly lustrous. Very hard and heavy, 75-84 lbs/cu ft. Takes a beautiful finish. Very rare and very expensive. Guyana and Surinam.

Item Number: IW34294

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$40.00
A 7/16-1/2 x 2 x 8"
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$40.00
B 7/16-1/2 x 2 x 8"
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$40.00
C 7/16-1/2 x 2 1/16 x 7 15/16"
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$50.00
D 7/16-1/2 x 2 1/8 x 8"
$50.00
E 7/16-1/2 x 2 1/2 x 8"

Snakewood Guitar Peghead Veneers

Piratinera guianensis

Also called Letterwood and Leopardwood. Color: dark red to reddish brown with irregular black speckles or stripes. Fine textured and highly lustrous. Very hard and heavy, 75-84 lbs/cu ft. Takes a beautiful finish. Very rare and very expensive. Guyana and Surinam.

Item Number: IW34293

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$18.00
A 1/8 x 2 7/8 x 6 3/8"
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$25.00
B 1/8 x 3 1/4 x 7 13/16"
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$20.00
C 1/8 x 3 1/4 x 8"
$22.00
D 1/8 x 3 7/16 x 8"
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$22.00
E 1/8 x 3 1/2 x 8"
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$30.00
F 1/8 x 3 9/16 x 7 15/16"
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$30.00
G 1/8 x 3 5/8 x 8"

West African Ebony Guitar Peghead Veneers

Diospyros crassiflora

Sometimes called Gabon or Gaboon, this Ebony is sometimes jet black but oftentimes has grayish streaks that mostly disappear when finished or after the made object has been put into service. This Ebony has a marked resistance to checking that is characteristic of some of the Indian and Asian species. It has a wonderful texture and is easily carved, planed, turned, and milled. It is fairly fine-grained and takes a high polish. This Ebony usually originates in either Cameroon or Nigeria and the logs are rough hewn in the forest and oftentimes brought to the nearest road by human porters. With the disappearance of other species of black Ebony this species is fast becoming the Ebony of choice.

Item Number: IW34292

$8.00
A 1/8 x 3 13/16 x 7 3/16"
$8.00
B 1/8 x 3 5/16 x 8"
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$10.00
C 1/8 x 3 7/8 x 8"
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$10.00
D 1/8 x 3 7/8 x 8"
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$10.00
E 1/8 x 3 7/8 x 8"
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$10.00
F 1/8 x 3 7/8 x 8"
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$10.00
G 1/8 x 3 13/16 x 8 1/4"
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$10.00
H 1/8 x 3 13/16 x 8 1/4"

Swamp Ash 3 piece Solid Body Guitar Blank

Fraxinus profunda

This White Ash comes from the southern U.S.A. and is noteworthy for its very light weight, 2.2-3.2 lbs. per board foot. Used mainly in the musical instrument trade for light weight electric guitars, it also has very nice acoustic properties.

Item Number: IW34289

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$85.00
A 2 x 13 15/16 x 22 1/16"
$85.00
B 2 x 13 9/16 x 20 11/16"

White Limba Instrument Billet

Terminalia superba

Also known in the guitar trade as Korina. This is a fairly lightweight, light-colored wood from West Africa with excellent tonal qualities. Occasional logs have a dark colored heart which produces what we call Black Limba.

Item Number: IW34286

$102.85
1 15/16 x 7 x 42"

Camphor Burl Instrument Billets

Cinnamomum sp.

This rare burl is from S.E. Asia and is seldom seen on the world market. It is fine-grained and varies in color from a light reddish-brown to almost scarlet. It is easy to work and has a very pungent, spicy scent. For a burl it is remarkably stable. Green to partially air dried.

Item Number: IW34285

$115.00
A 2 x 7 x 19 1/16"
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$135.00
B 2 x 7 15/16 x 20"
$125.00
C 1 13/16 x 7 7/8 x 20 5/16"

Alaskan Yellow Cedar Instrument Billets

Chamaecyparis nootkatensis

This is fantastic wood with grain so fine you can hardly see the annular rings. Quartersawn. Kiln-dried.

Item Number: IW34279

$95.65
A 1 15/16 x 6 3/4 x 40 1/2"
$98.75
B 1 15/16 x 7 x 40 5/16"

Limba 2 piece Guitar Neck Sets

Terminalia superba

This wood is found in the equatorial forests of West Africa. Limba has wonderful tonal properties and is suitable for both solid-body guitars and acoustic guitars. Easy to work and takes a nice polish. Kiln-dried.

Item Number: IW34275

$65.00
A ea. pc. 2 1/8 x 3 x 30 3/16"
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$65.00
B ea. pc. 1 15/16 x 3 x 29 5/8"
$65.00
C ea. pc. 1 7/8 x 2 13/16 x 30 3/8"

White Limba 3 piece Solid Body Guitar Blank

Terminalia superba

Also known in the guitar trade as Korina. This is a fairly lightweight, light-colored wood from West Africa with excellent tonal qualities. Occasional logs have a dark colored heart which produces what we call Black Limba.

Item Number: IW34272

$85.00
1 3/4 x 12 7/8 x 20 9/16"

Paulownia Solid Body Guitar Blanks

Paulownia tomentosa

This native of Asia has been widely cultivated in many parts of the world for its showy, rich purple flowers. Also called the Empress Tree, the lightweight wood is much sought after in the Orient for cabinet-making. The wood is lighter in weight than Swamp Ash, has decent acoustic properties, and as such is excellent for solid-body guitars.

Item Number: IW34270

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$90.00
A 1 7/8 x 13 1/2 x 20"
$90.00
B 1 7/8 x 13 11/16 x 20 1/4"