Wenge Guitar Finger Boards

Millettia laurentii

Most Wenge comes from the interior of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire), and is floated to market on the Congo river. It is fairly hard and heavy with a medium to coarse texture. The heartwood is very dark brown with fine, nearly parallel black veining. Very rich looking when finished. Kiln-dried.

Item Number: IW35025

$20.00
A 3/8 x 2 9/16 x 20 9/16"
$20.00
B 3/8 x 2 9/16 x 20 9/16"
$22.00
C 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 22"
$22.00
D 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 22"
$22.00
E 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 22"
$22.00
F 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 22"
$22.00
G 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 22"
$22.00
H 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 22"

Macassar Ebony Guitar Finger Boards

Diospyros celebica

A classically striped Ebony from Asia. Quartersawn.

Item Number: IW35024

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

Hard Maple Guitar Finger Boards

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. Quartersawn.

Item Number: IW35023

$22.00
A 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 21 7/8"
$22.00
B 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 21 7/8"
$22.00
C 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 21 7/8"
$22.00
D 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 21 7/8"

Guatemalam Rosewood Guitar Finger Boards

Dalbergia tucarensis

This Rosewood species has a reddish-brown to dark brown colored heartwood contrasting the almost white sapwood. The dust has a sweet odor. It is an excellent furniture/case works/jewelry box wood and even though it has a medium texture it does take a nice polish. We also offer it as a musical instrument wood (see guitar fingerboards and backs & sides elsewhere on the site). It has a very "crisp" tap tone with good sustain.

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

Item Number: IW35022

$25.00
A 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 20 1/8"
$25.00
B 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 20 1/8"
$25.00
C 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 20 1/8"
$25.00
D 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 20 1/8"

Guatemalam Rosewood Bass Guitar Finger Boards

Dalbergia tucarensis

This Rosewood species has a reddish-brown to dark brown colored heartwood contrasting the almost white sapwood. The dust has a sweet odor. It is an excellent furniture/case works/jewelry box wood and even though it has a medium texture it does take a nice polish. We also offer it as a musical instrument wood (see guitar fingerboards and backs & sides elsewhere on the site). It has a very "crisp" tap tone with good sustain.

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

Item Number: IW35021

$35.00
A 3/8 x 3 13/16 x 30 1/8"
$35.00
B 3/8 x 3 13/16 x 30 1/8"
$35.00
C 3/8 x 3 13/16 x 30 1/8"

Asian Ebony Lam Top Guitar Set

Diospyros sp.

Originating in S.E. Asia, especially Indonesia, this Ebony is sometimes called Malaysian Blackwood. The heartwood is dark, sometimes with black stripes or streaking and oftentimes with a greenish cast in sharp contrast to the white to straw colored sapwood. We import this in large cants up to 8 x 14" with lengths to 10 feet. The wood is hard and heavy and is capable of a fine, high polish. Excellent for turnery and precious woodworks such as musical instruments, boxes, jewelry, etc.

Item Number: IW35020

$95.00
ea. pc. 1/8-3/16 x 7 5/16 x 22 11/16"

Zebrawood Guitar Lam Top Set

Microberlinia brazzavillensis

This striped wood develops a beautiful golden patina as it ages.

Item Number: IW35019

$75.00
ea. pc. 3/8 x 6 3/4 x 22 11/16"

Western Red Cedar Guitar Top Sets

Thuja plicata

This is a large conifer species growing along the Pacific Coast of the U.S.A. At one time most wooden shingles used in the U.S.A. were cut from Western Red Cedar. Old-growth billets with little or no grain run-out produce excellent tonewood for guitars and other musical instruments.

Item Number: IW35018

$50.00
A ea. pc. 3/16 x 7 15/16 x 23 9/16"
$50.00
B ea. pc. 3/16 x 7 15/16 x 23 9/16"

Western Red Cedar Guitar Top Sets

Thuja plicata

This is a large conifer species growing along the Pacific Coast of the U.S.A. At one time most wooden shingles used in the U.S.A. were cut from Western Red Cedar. Old-growth billets with little or no grain run-out produce excellent tonewood for guitars and other musical instruments.

Item Number: IW35017

$50.00
A ea. pc. 3/16 x 7 15/16 x 23 11/16"
$50.00
B ea. pc. 3/16 x 7 15/16 x 23 11/16"

Western Red Cedar Guitar Top Sets

Thuja plicata

This is a large conifer species growing along the Pacific Coast of the U.S.A. At one time most wooden shingles used in the U.S.A. were cut from Western Red Cedar. Old-growth billets with little or no grain run-out produce excellent tonewood for guitars and other musical instruments.

Item Number: IW35016

$50.00
A ea. pc. 3/16 x 7 5/16 x 21 3/8"
$50.00
B ea. pc. 3/16 x 7 11/16 x 22 1/8"

Western Red Cedar Guitar Top Sets

Thuja plicata

This is a large conifer species growing along the Pacific Coast of the U.S.A. At one time most wooden shingles used in the U.S.A. were cut from Western Red Cedar. Old-growth billets with little or no grain run-out produce excellent tonewood for guitars and other musical instruments.

Item Number: IW35015

$50.00
A ea. pc. 3/16 x 8 5/8 x 21"
$50.00
B ea. pc. 1/8-3/16 x 8 7/8 x 21 9/16"

Spanish Cedar Guitar Neck & Heel Block Sets

Cedrela sp.

Also called Cigar Box Cedar because of its aromatic scent and its wide use in tobacco humidors. It resembles the wood of South American Mahogany to which it is related. Heartwood color varies from a light pinkish brown to reddish brown. It is fairly light in weight.

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

Item Number: IW35014

$45.00
A Neck 1 x 3-3 1/8 x 30-30 1/2"
Heel 3 x 3 3/4 x 6"
$45.00
B Neck 1 x 3-3 1/8 x 30-30 1/2"
Heel 3 x 3 3/4 x 6"

Guatemalan Rosewood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Dalbergia tucarensis

This Rosewood species has a reddish-brown to dark brown colored heartwood contrasting the almost white sapwood. The dust has a sweet odor. It is an excellent furniture/case works/jewelry box wood and even though it has a medium texture it does take a nice polish. We also offer it as a musical instrument wood (see guitar fingerboards and backs & sides elsewhere on the site). It has a very "crisp" tap tone with good sustain.

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

Item Number: IW35013

$165.00
Backs 3/16 x 9 x 22 3/4"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 4 3/4 x 36 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: IW35012

$65.00
A ea. pc. 1 11/16 x 3 1/8 x 32 1/8"
$65.00
B ea. pc. 1 11/16 x 3 1/8 x 32"

African Blackwood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

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: IW35010

$600.00
Backs 1/4 x 9 1/2 x 24"
Sides 3/16-1/4 x 5 x 36 1/4"

African Blackwood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

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: IW35009

$600.00
Backs 1/4 x 9 1/8 x 22 7/8"
Sides 1/4 x 5 1/8 x 36 1/8"

African Blackwood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

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: IW35008

$600.00
Backs 1/4 x 9 x 22"
Sides 3/16 x 5 x 36 1/8"

Sugar Pine 2 piece Solid Body Guitar Blanks

Item Number: IW35007

$85.00
A 1 7/8 x 13 13/16 x 20 5/16"
$85.00
B 1 7/8 x 13 7/8 x 19 13/16"

Sugar Pine 2 piece Solid Body Guitar Blank

Item Number: IW35006

$85.00
1 7/8 x 14 13/16 x 19 15/16"

Sugar Pine 3 piece Solid Body Guitar Blank

Item Number: IW35005

$85.00
1 7/8 x 14 9/16 x 20 5/16"

Black Limba Solid Body Guitar Blanks

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: IW35004

$90.00
A 1 7/8 x 13 x 20 5/16"
$90.00
B 1 13/16 x 13 x 20 3/8"

Lacewood 2 piece Guitar Neck Set

Roupala brasiliensis

Beautiful, lustrous grain with big, silvery medullary rays.

Item Number: IW35003

$100.00
ea. pc. 1 1/2 x 3 3/16 x 40 1/16"

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: IW34999

$10.00
A 7/16 x 1 7/8 x 7 15/16"
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$10.00
B 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 8"
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$10.00
C 7/16-1/2 x 2 3/4 x 8"
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$10.00
D 7/16-1/2 x 2 3/4 x 8"
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$10.00
E 7/16 x 2 1/2 x 7 15/16"
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$10.00
F 7/16 x 2 9/16 x 8 1/4"

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: IW34997

$50.00
A 3/8 x 2 11/16 x 20 1/8"
$50.00
B 3/8 x 2 11/16 x 20 1/8"
$50.00
C 3/8 x 2 7/16 x 20 1/8"

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.

Item Number: IW34996

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$35.00
A 3/8 x 2 7/16 x 20 1/4"
$35.00
B 3/8 x 2 7/16 x 20 1/4"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$35.00
C 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 21 3/16"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$35.00
D 3/8 x 2 11/16 x 22 1/8"

Spanish Cedar Guitar Neck & Heel Block Sets

Cedrela sp.

Also called Cigar Box Cedar because of its aromatic scent and its wide use in tobacco humidors. It resembles the wood of South American Mahogany to which it is related. Heartwood color varies from a light pinkish brown to reddish brown. It is fairly light in weight.

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

Item Number: IW34995

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$45.00
A Neck 1 x 3 x 30"
3-3 1/4 x 4 x 6"
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$45.00
B Neck 1 x 3 x 30"
3-3 1/4 x 4 x 6"
$45.00
C Neck 1 x 3 x 30"
3-3 1/4 x 4 x 6"

Figured West African Ebony Lam Top Guitar Sets

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: IW34993

$250.00
A ea. pc. 1/4-5/16 x 7 7/16 x 21 7/8"
$250.00
B ea. pc. 1/4-5/16 x 8 x 22 5/8"

Figured West African Ebony Lam Top Guitar Sets

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: IW34992

$250.00
A ea. pc. 1/4-5/16 x 7 3/8 x 20 1/8"
$250.00
B ea. pc. 1/4-5/16 x 7 3/8 x 21 5/8"

Figured West African Ebony Lam Top Guitar Sets

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: IW34991

$250.00
A ea. pc. 1/4-5/16 x 8 x 20 1/2"
$250.00
B ea. pc. 1/4-5/16 x 6 1/4-7 1/2 x 22 11/16"

Quilted Big Leaf Maple Lam Top Guitar Sets

Acer macrophyllum

This tree is native to the Pacific Northwest. It has the distinction of having the largest leaf of the Maples-up to 15" in diameter. This is a soft Maple. The tree can produce many different types of figure, including quilted (tubular, popcorn, & cloud), curly (fiddleback, broken, & basketweave), and burl.

Item Number: IW34990

$50.00
A ea. pc. 5/16-3/8 x 6 13/16 x 20"
$50.00
B ea. pc. 3/8 x 7 1/8 x 20 1/4"

Quilted Big Leaf Maple Lam Top Guitar Sets

Acer macrophyllum

This tree is native to the Pacific Northwest. It has the distinction of having the largest leaf of the Maples-up to 15" in diameter. This is a soft Maple. The tree can produce many different types of figure, including quilted (tubular, popcorn, & cloud), curly (fiddleback, broken, & basketweave), and burl.

Item Number: IW34989

$75.00
A ea. pc. 5/16 x 5 9/16-7 1/8 x 20 1/8"
$55.00
B ea. pc. 3/8 x 6 3/8 x 20 1/4"

Figured Pink Ivory Lam Top Guitar Sets

Berchemia zeyheri

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: IW34988

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$325.00
A ea. pc. 5/16 x 6 7/8 x 19 9/16"
$325.00
B ea. pc. 5/16 x 7 1/16 x 20 1/16"

Bird's-eye Maple Guitar Guitar Neck Through the Body Blanks

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: IW34982

$70.00
A 1 3/16 x 4 1/2 x 47 9/16"
$70.00
B 1 1/8 x 4 1/2 x 47 9/16"
$70.00
C 1 1/8 x 4 1/2 x 47 1/2"
$70.00
D 1 1/8 x 4 7/16 x 47 1/2"
$70.00
E 1 1/8 x 4 1/2 x 47 1/2"

West African Ebony Guitar Bridge Blank

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: IW34980

$12.50
A 1/2 x 2 5/8 x 8"
$12.50
B 1/2 x 2 3/8 x 8"
$12.50
C 1/2 x 2 3/8 x 8"
$12.50
D 1/2 x 2 3/8 x 8"
$12.50
E 1/2 x 2 3/8 x 8"

West African Ebony Guitar Bridge Blank

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: IW34979

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

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: IW34976

$60.00
A 3/8-7/16 x 4 x 28 9/16"
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$60.00
B 7/16 x 4 x 30 1/8"
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$60.00
C 7/16 x 4 x 30 1/8"

Swamp Ash 2 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: IW34975

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$85.00
A 2 x 12 15/16 x 20 3/16"
$85.00
B 2 x 12 7/8 x 20 3/8"