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

$35.00
A 3/8 x 2 5/8 x 20"
$35.00
B 3/8 x 2 5/8 x 20"
$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"
$15.00
E 1/2 x 2 13/16 x 8"

Hard Maple 2 piece Guitar Neck Set

Acer saccharum

The heartwood is white or cream to light brown or reddish brown. Hard and heavy, 45 lbs/cu ft. Easy to work and takes a smooth polish. U.S.A.

Item Number: IW34336

$55.00
ea. pc. 1 7/8 x 2 x 32"

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: IW34335

$105.00
A 3 x 4 x 30 3/4"
$105.00
B 2 15/16 x 4 x 30 3/8"
$105.00
C 2 7/8 x 4 x 30 5/8"

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

$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"
$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

$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"
$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"
$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"

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"

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: IW34327

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$125.00
A 1 7/8 x 7 1/4 x 18 7/8"
$125.00
B 1 13/16 x 7 5/16 x 19 9/16"

Bird's-eye Maple 3 piece Guitar Neck Set

Acer saccharum

The heartwood is white or cream to light brown or reddish brown. Figured somewhat like that of burl with many small eyes separate from each other. Hard and heavy, 45 lbs/cu ft. Easy to work and takes a smooth polish. U.S.A.

Item Number: IW34325

$65.00
ea. pc. 1 1/16 x 3 x 36"

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: IW34321

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

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

Pacific Alder 3 piece Solid Body Guitar Blanks

Alnus rubra

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

Item Number: IW34317

$85.00
A 1 13/16 x 14 1/16 x up to 18 11/16"
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$85.00
B 1 13/16 x 14 1/4 x 19 1/4"

Northern Ash 3 piece Solid Body Guitar Blank

Item Number: IW34315

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

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: IW34311

$85.00
1 13/16 x 14 x 19 7/8"

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: IW34307

$85.00
1 7/8 x 14 1/8 x 20 5/16"

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"

English Ash 3 piece Solid Body Guitar Blank

This Ash doesn't have much going for it in looks, but it certainly has a great sound.

Item Number: IW34305

$85.00
1 7/8 x 14 x 20 3/8"

Camphor Burl Lam Top Guitar Sets

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

These sets have a punky spot on the outside of the set that shouldn't get in the way of the guitar top.

Item Number: IW34299

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$100.00
A ea. pc. 3/8 x 7 1/2 x 20 5/8"
$100.00
B ea. pc. 3/8 x 7 1/2 x 20 9/16"

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"
$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"
$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"
$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"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$10.00
D 1/8 x 3 7/8 x 8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$10.00
E 1/8 x 3 7/8 x 8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$10.00
F 1/8 x 3 7/8 x 8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$10.00
G 1/8 x 3 13/16 x 8 1/4"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$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

$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"

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: IW34283

$85.00
2 x 14 7/16 x 20 7/16"

Swamp Ash 3 piece Solid Body Guitar Blanks

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: IW34282

$85.00
A 2 x 14 1/2 x 20 1/8"
$85.00
B 1 15/16 x 14 5/16 x 20 1/2"

Swamp Ash 3 piece Solid Body Guitar Blanks

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: IW34281

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$85.00
A 2 x 13 7/8 x 20 7/16"
$85.00
B 2 x 14 3/16 x 20 3/8"

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"

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.

Item Number: IW34277

$45.00
A 5/16-3/8 x 3 5/16 x 28 1/4"
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$45.00
B 5/16-3/8 x 3 5/16 x 28 1/4"
$45.00
C 5/16-3/8 x 3 1/2 x 28 3/16"
$45.00
D 5/16-3/8 x 3 1/2 x 28 3/16"
$45.00
E 5/16-3/8 x 3 5/16 x 28 1/8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$45.00
F 5/16-3/8 x 3 5/16 x 28 1/8"
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$45.00
G 5/16-3/8 x 3 5/16 x 28 1/8"

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"
$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"

East Indian Rosewood Guitar Neck Stringer BIllets

Dalbergia latifolia

This is grown on plantations in Indonesia where it is called Sonokeling. These came from a tree large enough and old enough to look much like the old-growth lumber from India.

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

Item Number: IW34274

$42.00
A 7/8 x 3 3/8 x 30 1/8"
$42.00
B 7/8 x 3 5/16 x 30 3/16"

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

$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"

English Ash Instrument Billet

Item Number: IW34268

$93.90
1 15/16 x 7 x 39 7/8"

English Ash 2 piece Solid Body Guitar Blanks

Item Number: IW34258

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$85.00
A 2 x 14 5/16 x 20 1/4"
$85.00
B 2 x 14 5/16 x 19 7/8"

White Limba 2 piece Guitar Neck Sets

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: IW34255

$65.00
A ea. pc. 1 13/16 x 3 x 32"
$80.00
B ea. pc. 2 1/16 x 3 x 36"

Brazilian Kingwood Guitar Finger Boards

Dalbergia cearensis

A true rosewood. The wood is variegated with different shades of purple and darker stripes. The specific gravity is 1.2 so it is hard and heavy. Used for inlays and bandings, turnery, and fancy furniture accessories.

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

Item Number: IW34252

$35.00
A 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 16 3/8"
$50.00
B 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 20 1/8"
$45.00
C 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 20 1/8"

White Limba 2 piece Guitar Neck Sets

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: IW34251

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$55.00
A ea .pc. 1 15/16 x 2 1/2 x 30 1/8"
$55.00
B ea .pc. 1 15/16 x 2 5/8 x 30 3/8"

Paulownia Solid Body Guitar Blank

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: IW34250

$90.00
1 7/8 x 13 9/16 x 19 15/16"

White Limba 3 piece Solid Body Guitar Blank

Terminalia superba

Beautifully variegated and colored, Black Limba is easy to work and finish. This wood is found in the equatorial forests of West Africa. Black 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: IW34248

$85.00
1 7/8 x 14 1/16 x 19 13/16"

White Limba 3 piece Solid Body Guitar Blank

Terminalia superba

Beautifully variegated and colored, Black Limba is easy to work and finish. This wood is found in the equatorial forests of West Africa. Black 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: IW34247

$85.00
A 1 15/16 x 13 9/16 x 20 3/8"
$85.00
B 1 15/16 x 13 9/16 x 20 5/16"

Sitka Spruce Instrument Billets

Picea sitchensis

A conifer species native to the Pacific Coast of the U.S.A. It became well known during World War II because of its use in airplane construction. Widely used for sounding boards and tonewoods in the manufacture of musical instruments.

Item Number: IW34245

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$72.10
A 1 7/8 x 5 1/8 x 36"
$79.30
B 1 13/16 x 5 13/16 x 36 1/8"
$82.95
C 1 7/8 x 5 7/8 x 36 1/8"
$91.05
D 1 13/16 x 7 15/16 x 30 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: IW34242

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$9.00
A 7/16-1/2 x 1 1/2-1 5/8 x 8-8 1/4"
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$9.00
B 7/16-1/2 x 1 1/2-1 5/8 x 8-8 1/4"
$9.00
C 7/16-1/2 x 1 1/2-1 5/8 x 8-8 1/4"
$9.00
D 7/16-1/2 x 1 1/2-1 5/8 x 8-8 1/4"
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$9.00
E 7/16-1/2 x 1 1/2-1 5/8 x 8-8 1/4"
$10.00
F 7/16-1/2 x 2 x 8"
$10.00
G 7/16-1/2 x 2 x 8"
$10.00
H 7/16-1/2 x 2 x 8"

Figured Bolivian Purpleheart Guitar Peghead Veneers

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: IW34241

$10.00
A 1/8 x 4 5/8 x 8"
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$10.00
B 1/8 x 4 5/8 x 8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$10.00
C 1/8 x 4 5/8 x 8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$10.00
D 1/8 x 4 5/8 x 8"
$10.00
E 1/8 x 4 1/2 x 8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$10.00
F 1/8 x 4 1/2 x 8"
$10.00
G 1/8 x 4 1/2 x 8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$10.00
H 1/8 x 4 1/2 x 8"