Lightly Figured German Lime 2 piece Solid Body Guitar Blanks

Tilia platyphyllos

Also called European Basswood, this species grows throughout Europe. It was the favorite wood of the English carver Grinling Gibbons and the German Gothic sculptor Tilman Riemenschneider. Pale in color, it has a straight grain and fine, even texture. It is easy to work and can easily be carved with, against, and cross the grain. It is recognized as one of the classic carving woods. Air-dried.

Item Number: IW33434

$136.00
A 2 x 13 13/16 x 20 1/4"
$130.00
B 1 15/16 x 13 15/16 x 19 15/16"

Lightly Figured German Lime Solid Body Guitar Blanks

Tilia platyphyllos

Also called European Basswood, this species grows throughout Europe. It was the favorite wood of the English carver Grinling Gibbons and the German Gothic sculptor Tilman Riemenschneider. Pale in color, it has a straight grain and fine, even texture. It is easy to work and can easily be carved with, against, and cross the grain. It is recognized as one of the classic carving woods. Air-dried.

Item Number: IW33433

$125.00
A 2 x 13 1/8 x 20 1/16"
$140.00
B 2 x 14 7/16 x 20 1/4"

Lightly Figured German Lime Solid Body Guitar Blanks

Tilia platyphyllos

Also called European Basswood, this species grows throughout Europe. It was the favorite wood of the English carver Grinling Gibbons and the German Gothic sculptor Tilman Riemenschneider. Pale in color, it has a straight grain and fine, even texture. It is easy to work and can easily be carved with, against, and cross the grain. It is recognized as one of the classic carving woods. Air-dried.

Item Number: IW33432

$130.00
A 2 x 13 3/8 x 20"
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$140.00
B 2 x 14 1/4 x 20 1/4"

Engelmann Spruce 3 piece Solid Body Guitar Blank

(Picea engelmanni)

This is a high altitude spruce found from the Rocky Mountains west to the Cascade range. Generally much lighter in color than Sitka Spruce. Our stock is well air-dried, has consistent ring spacing, is stiff across the grain, and is extremely resonant. A beautiful sound wood for musical instruments.

Item Number: IW33428

$90.00
1 13/16 x 14 1/8 x 20"

African Padouk 2 piece Solid Body Guitar Blank

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: IW33427

$110.00
2 x 14 1/2 x 20"

Alder 3 piece Solid Body Guitar Blank

Alnus rubra

This West African species has become popular since Swamp Ash has become scarce. An excellent acoustic wood, it has a tone similar to old growth Alder. Kiln dried.

Item Number: IW33426

$85.00
1 7/8 x 13 5/16 x 19 15/16"

Black Limba Solid Body Guitar Billet

Terminalia superba

Beautiful, lustrous grain with big, silvery medullary rays.

Item Number: IW33424

$92.75
1 13/16 x 7 1/16 x 40 1/8"

African Whitewood Solid Body Guitar Blank

Triplochiton scleroxylon

Whitewood comes from West Africa. It has very good tonal characteristics.

Item Number: IW33400

$90.00
1 15/16 x 12 5/8 x 20"

African Whitewood 2 piece Solid Body Guitar Blank

Triplochiton scleroxylon

Whitewood comes from West Africa. It has very good tonal characteristics.

Item Number: IW33399

$85.00
1 7/8 x 13 x 19 11/16"

Purpleheart Solid Body Guitar Billet

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: IW33398

$115.00
1 15/16 x 7 x 40 1/8"

Black Limba Solid Body Guitar Billets

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: IW33347

Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$115.00
A 2 x 7 15/16 x 40 1/8"
$100.00
B 1 15/16 x 7 1/8 x 40 1/8"
$100.00
C 1 7/8 x 7 1/2 x 40 7/16"
$115.00
D 1 15/16 x 7 15/16 x 42 1/8"

White Limba 3 piece Solid Body Guitar Blanks

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: IW33315

$90.00
A 1 13/16 x 14 3/16 x 20"
$90.00
B 1 15/16 x 14 3/4 x 20"

Genuine Mahogany Solid Body Guitar Billets

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: IW33301

$135.60
A 2 x 6 7/8 x 40 9/16"
$149.05
B 1 15/16 x 7 7/8 x 40 3/16"

White Limba 3 piece Solid Body Guitar Blanks

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: IW33276

$90.00
A 1 7/8 x 14 7/8 x 20"
$90.00
B 1 7/8 x 13 7/8 x 20 1/2"

Figured Koa 3 piece Solid Body Guitar Blank

Acacia Koa

This species is found almost exclusively in the Hawaiian Islands. It ranges in color from a pale brown to a reddish brown to a very dark, almost chocolate brown. It has a texture similar to Walnut but is easier to work. Can be highly chatoyant or lustrous. Highly sought after for use in musical instruments, especially guitars and ukuleles. Koa is becoming rare.

Item Number: IW33232

$400.00
1 3/4 x 14 1/4 x 22 1/2"

Alder 3 piece Solid Body Guitar Blanks

Alnus rubra

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

Item Number: IW33158

Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$85.00
A 1 7/8 x 13 15/16 x 18 1/16"
$85.00
B 1 7/8 x 14 3/16 x 17 7/8"

Alder 3 piece Solid Body Guitar Blanks

Alnus rubra

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

Item Number: IW33137

$85.00
A 2 x 13 1/2 x 20"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$85.00
B 1 15/16 x 13 5/16 x 20"

English Ash Solid Body Guitar Blanks

Item Number: IW33135

Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$95.00
A 1 7/8 x 13 15/16 x 19 3/4"
$95.00
B 2 x 14 x 20 1/4"

Genuine Mahogany 3 piece 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: IW33070

$120.00
A 1 7/8 x 13 5/8 x 19 11/16"
$125.00
B 1 7/8 x 14 3/16 x 20 1/16"

Western Red Cedar Solid Body Guitar Blanks

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: IW32978

Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$95.00
A 2 x 14 1/16 x 20 1/16"
$95.00
B 2 1/16 x 14 x 20 1/4"

White Limba 3 piece Solid Body Guitar Blanks

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: IW32831

Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$86.00
A 1 7/8 x 15 x 19 7/8"
$86.00
B 1 7/8 x 14 3/4 x 19 7/8"

African Whitewood Solid Body Guitar Blank

Triplochiton scleroxylon

Whitewood comes from West Africa. It has very good tonal characteristics.

Item Number: IW32617

$90.00
2 x 12 5/8-13 5/8 x 19 5/8"

Malagasy Ebony Guitar Finger Boards

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: IW32546

Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$50.00
A 5/16-3/8 x 2 5/8 x 21 9/16"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$50.00
B 5/16-3/8 x 2 5/8 x 21 9/16"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$50.00
C 5/16-3/8 x 2 5/8 x 21 9/16"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$50.00
D 5/16-3/8 x 2 5/8 x 21 11/16"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$50.00
E 5/16-3/8 x 2 5/8 x 21 11/16"
$50.00
F 5/16-3/8 x 2 5/8 x 21 11/16"

Malagasy Ebony Guitar Finger Boards

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: IW32545

Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$50.00
A 5/16 x 2 5/8 x 20 1/4"
$50.00
B 5/16 x 2 5/8 x 20 1/4"
$50.00
C 5/16 x 2 1/2 x 21 11/16"
$50.00
D 5/16 x 2 5/8 x 20 3/4"
$50.00
E 5/16 x 2 5/8 x 20 3/4"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$50.00
F 3/8 x 2 5/8 x 21 5/8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$50.00
G 3/8 x 2 5/8 x 21 5/8"

African White Wood Solid Body Guitar Blank

Triplochiton scleroxylon

Whitewood comes from West Africa. It has very good tonal characteristics.

Item Number: IW32000

$110.00
1 7/8 x 13 15/16 x 20 5/16"

African White Wood Solid Body Guitar Blanks

Triplochiton scleroxylon

Whitewood comes from West Africa. It has very good tonal characteristics.

Item Number: IW31999

$110.00
A 1 15/16 x 14 x 20 1/16"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$110.00
B 1 7/8 x 14 3/8 x 20 3/8"

African White Wood 2 piece Solid Body Guitar Blank

Triplochiton scleroxylon

Whitewood comes from West Africa. It has very good tonal characteristics.

Item Number: IW31998

$90.00
1 7/8 x 13 5/8 x 20 1/8"

Sugar Pine 3 piece Solid Body Guitar Blank

Item Number: IW31773

$85.00
1 13/16 x 13 15/16 x 20"

Sugar Pine 3 piece Solid Body Guitar Blanks

Item Number: IW31772

$85.00
A 1 7/8 x 13 1/4 x 20 1/8"
$85.00
B 1 15/16 x 14 3/8 x 20 1/16"

Alder 3 piece Solid Body Guitar Blanks

Alnus rubra

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

Item Number: IW31122

Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$90.00
A 1 7/8 x 14 1/8 x 19 5/8"
$90.00
B 1 7/8 x 13 7/8 x 20 1/16"

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: IW30700

$80.00
1 15/16 x 13 3/4 x 19 15/16"

African Whitewood 3 piece Solid Body Guitar Blanks

Triplochiton sp.

This West African species has become popular since Swamp Ash has become scarce. An excellent acoustic wood, it has a tone similar to old growth Alder. Kiln dried.

Item Number: IW30175

$80.00
A 1 7/8 x 13 3/8 x 19 3/4"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$80.00
B 1 7/8 x 14 5/16 x 19 15/16"

African Whitewood 2 piece Solid Body Guitar Blank

Triplochiton scleroxylon

Whitewood comes from West Africa. It has very good tonal characteristics.

These lightweight blanks weigh between 7 and 7 1/2 lbs.

Item Number: IW30150

$85.00
1 7/8 x 13 11/16 x 19 5/8"

Alder 3 piece Guitar Body Blanks

Alnus rubra

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

Item Number: IW25508

$75.00
A 1 7/8 x 14 9/16 x 19 3/4"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$85.00
B 1 13/16 x 15 5/8 x 20 5/16"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$85.00
C 1 13/16 x 14 3/4 x 22 3/8"