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: IW34714

$10.00
A 7/16-1/2 x 1 11/16 x 8 5/8"
$10.00
B 7/16-1/2 x 1 11/16 x 8 5/8"
$10.00
C 7/16-1/2 x 1 11/16 x 8 5/8"

Amazon Rosewood Guitar Peghead Veneers

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: IW34711

$10.00
A 1/8 x 3 11/16 x 7 13/16"
$10.00
B 1/8 x 3 11/16 x 7 13/16"
$10.00
C 1/8 x 3 11/16 x 7 13/16"
$10.00
D 1/8 x 3 11/16 x 7 13/16"
$10.00
E 1/8 x 3 11/16 x 7 13/16"
$10.00
F 1/8 x 3 11/16 x 7 13/16"
$10.00
G 1/8 x 3 11/16 x 7 13/16"
$10.00
H 1/8 x 3 11/16 x 7 13/16"

Ziricote Guitar Peghead Veneers

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: IW34679

$15.00
A 3/16 x 3 1/2 x 7 15/16"
$15.00
B 3/16 x 4 x 8"
$15.00
C 3/16 x 4 x 8"
$15.00
D 3/16 x 4 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: IW34678

$8.00
A 1/8 x 3 3/16 x 8 1/4"
$10.00
B 1/8 x 3 15/16 x 8 1/4"
$10.00
C 1/8 x 3 15/16 x 8 1/4"

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: IW34677

Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$10.00
A 7/16-1/2 x 2 x 8"
$10.00
B 7/16-1/2 x 2 x 8"

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.

Item Number: IW34672

$10.00
A 1/2 x 2 x 8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$20.00
B 1/2 x 2 x 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: IW34671

$10.00
A 7/16 x 2 x 7 15/16"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$10.00
B 1/2 x 2 x 8 1/8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$10.00
C 1/2 x 2 x 8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$10.00
D 7/16 x 2 3/8 x 8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$10.00
E 7/16 x 2 3/8 x 8"

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.

Item Number: IW34662

$10.00
A 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 8"
$10.00
B 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 8"
$10.00
C 1/2 x 2 x 8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$10.00
D 7/16 x 2 1/4 x 8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$10.00
E 7/16 x 2 1/4 x 8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$12.00
F 7/16 x 2 7/16 x 8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$12.00
G 7/16 x 2 7/16 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: IW34661

Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$10.00
A 1/8 x 3 7/8 x 8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$10.00
B 1/8 x 3 7/8 x 8"
$10.00
C 1/8 x 3 7/8 x 8"
$10.00
D 1/8 x 3 7/16 x 10"
$12.00
E 1/8 x 3 7/16 x 12"
$12.00
F 1/8 x 3 7/16 x 12"
$12.00
G 1/8 x 3 7/16 x 12"

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: IW34660

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

Snakewood 2 piece 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: IW34648

$35.00
A ea. pc. 1/8 x 2 1/2 x 8 1/2"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$35.00
B ea. pc. 1/8 x 2 1/2 x 8 1/2"
$35.00
C ea. pc. 1/8 x 2 1/2 x 8 1/2"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$40.00
D ea. pc. 1/8 x 2 1/4 x 10 5/8"

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: IW34647

$10.00
A 1/8 x 4 x 8"
$10.00
B 1/8 x 4 x 8"
$10.00
C 1/8 x 4 x 8"
$10.00
D 1/8 x 4 x 8"
$10.00
E 1/8 x 4 x 8"
$10.00
F 1/8 x 4 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: IW34646

Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$10.00
A 1/8 x 4 x 8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$10.00
B 1/8 x 4 x 8"
$10.00
C 1/8 x 4 x 8"
$10.00
D 1/8 x 4 x 8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$10.00
E 1/8 x 4 x 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: IW34644

Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$10.00
A 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$10.00
B 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 8"
$12.00
C 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 8"
$12.00
D 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$13.00
E 1/2 x 2 13/16 x 8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$13.00
F 1/2 x 2 13/16 x 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: IW34643

Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$10.00
A 7/16-1/2 x 2 x 8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$10.00
B 7/16-1/2 x 2 x 8"
$10.00
C 7/16-1/2 x 2 x 8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$10.00
D 7/16-1/2 x 2 x 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: IW34642

$8.00
A 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 7 15/16"
$8.00
B 7/16-1/2 x 1 13/16 x 7 1/2"
$9.00
C 7/16-1/2 x 1 3/4 x 8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$9.00
D 7/16-1/2 x 1 3/4 x 8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$9.00
E 7/16-1/2 x 1 3/4 x 8"

Macassar Ebony Guitar Peghead Veneers

Diospyros celebica

A classically striped Ebony from Asia. Quartersawn.

Item Number: IW34631

Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$15.00
A 1/8 x 4 x 8"
$15.00
B 1/8 x 4 x 8"
$15.00
C 1/8 x 4 x 8"
$15.00
D 1/8 x 4 x 8"
$15.00
E 1/8 x 4 x 8"
$15.00
F 1/8 x 4 x 8"
$15.00
G 1/8 x 4 x 8"
$15.00
H 1/8 x 4 x 8"

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.

Item Number: IW34630

$12.00
A 1/2 x 1 13/16 x 9"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$12.00
B 1/2 x 1 13/16 x 9"
$12.00
C 1/2 x 1 13/16 x 9"

Pau Rosa Binding Billets/Neck Stringer Billet

Swartzia fistuloides

Hard & heavy & capable of a beautiful polish. Rare on the American market. Partially air dried.

Item Number: IW34620

$55.00
A 1 1/2 x 2 1/16 x 36 1/16"
$125.00
B 2 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 44 5/8"

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: IW34615

$10.00
A 7/16-1/2 x 1 11/16 x 7 15/16"
$10.00
B 7/16-1/2 x 1 11/16 x 8"
$10.00
C 7/16-1/2 x 1 15/16 x 7 15/16"
$10.00
D 7/16 x 1 15/16 x 7 15/16"
$12.50
E 7/16-1/2 x 2 9/16 x 7 15/16"

Brazilian Kingwood Guitar Peghead Veneers

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: IW34582

Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$20.00
A 3/32-1/8 x 3 3/4 x 7 7/8"
$20.00
B 3/32-1/8 x 3 3/4 x 7 7/8"
$20.00
C 3/32-1/8 x 3 3/4 x 7 7/8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$20.00
D 3/32-1/8 x 4 1/8 x 8"
$20.00
E 3/32-1/8 x 3 3/4 x 8 5/16"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$20.00
F 3/32-1/8 x 3 3/4 x 8 5/16"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$20.00
G 3/32-1/8 x 3 3/4 x 8 5/16"

Brazilian Kingwood Guitar Bridge Blanks

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: IW34581

$15.00
A 7/16-1/2 x 1 5/8 x 7 11/16"
$20.00
B 1/2 x 2 1/8 x 8 3/16"
$20.00
C 7/16-1/2 x 2 7/16 x 8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$20.00
D 7/16 x 2 3/8 x 8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$20.00
E 7/16-1/2 x 2 3/8 x 8"

Amazon Rosewood Guitar Peghead Veneers

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: IW34569

Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$10.00
A 1/8 x 3 15/16 x 8 5/16"
$12.00
B 1/8 x 4 1/4 x 10 3/16"
$12.00
C 1/8 x 4 1/2 x 9 15/16"
$12.00
D 1/8 x 4 1/2 x 10"
$12.00
E 1/8 x 4 1/2 x 10"
$12.00
F 3/16 x 3 15/16 x 11 1/8"
$12.00
G 3/16 x 3 15/16 x 11 1/8"

Amazon Rosewood Guitar Peghead Veneers

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: IW34568

$8.00
A 1/8 x 3 1/2 x 7 7/8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$8.00
B 1/8 x 3 1/2 x 8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$8.00
C 1/8 x 3 1/2 x 8 1/8"
$10.00
D 1/8 x 4 x 8"
$10.00
E 1/8 x 3 15/16 x 8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$10.00
F 1/8 x 3 7/8 x 8"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$10.00
G 1/8 x 4 x 7 3/4"
$10.00
H 1/8 x 3 15/16 x 7 15/16"

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: IW34567

Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$10.00
A 1/8 x 4 x 8 1/4"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$10.00
B 1/8 x 4 x 8 1/4"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$12.00
C 1/8 x 3 5/8 x 11 3/4"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$12.00
D 1/8 x 3 5/8 x 11 3/4"
$14.00
E 1/4 x 4 x 11 13/16"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$14.00
F 1/4 x 4 x 11 13/16"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$14.00
G 1/4 x 4 x 11 13/16"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$14.00
H 1/4 x 4 x 11 13/16"

Guatemalan Rosewood Guitar Peghead Veneer

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: IW34566

$10.00
A 1/8 x 4 1/8 x 8"
$10.00
B 1/8 x 4 1/8 x 8"
$10.00
C 1/8 x 4 1/8 x 8"
$10.00
D 1/8 x 4 1/2 x 8"
$10.00
E 1/8 x 4 1/2 x 8"

West African Ebony Guitar Bridge Blanks

Diospyros insularis

This wood originated from a small, sparsely inhabited island off the east coast of New Guinea. Some of these trees grow to enormous dimensions. One of the first logs we received from here was 3 1/2 feet in diameter, 18 feet long, and weighed 7 tons. It is fine-grained and takes a glassy smooth finish. Most of these pieces have a "marble-cake" look to the end grain that is outstanding.

Item Number: IW34557

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$10.00
A 7/16 x 2 x 8"
$10.00
B 7/16 x 2 x 8"
$12.00
C 7/16 x 2 3/8 x 8"
$12.00
D 1/2 x 2 7/16 x 8"
$13.00
E 7/16 x 3 x 7 15/16"

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: IW34542

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

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: IW34541

$12.00
A 7/16-1 1/2 x 2 7/16 x 8"
$12.00
B 1/2 x 2 7/16 x 8"
$12.00
C 7/16 x 2 7/16 x 8 5/8"
$12.00
D 1/2 x 2 7/16 x 8 9/16"
$12.00
E 1/2 x 2 7/16 x 8 9/16"
$12.00
F 1/2 x 2 7/16 x 8 9/16"

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: IW34540

$8.00
A 7/16-1/2 x 1 1/2 x 7 15/16"
$8.00
B 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 8 1/2"
$9.00
C 1/2 x 1 11/16 x 8 9/16"
$10.00
D 1/2 x 1 15/16 x 8 9/16"
$10.00
E 1/2 x 1 15/16 x 8 1/16"
$10.00
F 7/16-1/2 x 2 1/16 x 8"
$10.00
G 1 1/2 x 2 x 8"
$10.00
H 7/16-1/2 x 2 3/16 x 8 5/8"

Figured Purpleheart Guitar Neck Stringer 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: IW34520

$42.00
1 1/2 x 3 x 34 1/8"

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: IW34519

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$40.00
A 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 9 5/8"
$40.00
B 1/2 x 2 x 9 15/16"
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$40.00
C 1/2 x 2 x 10 9/16"

Figured Purpleheart Guitar Neck Stringers

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: IW34508

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$30.00
A 3/4 x 3 x 36"
$30.00
B 13/16 x 2 7/8 x 36"
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$30.00
C 3/4 x 2 11/16 x 36"

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: IW34504

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$10.00
A 1/2 x 2 x 8"
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$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"
$10.00
F 1/2 x 2 x 8"
$12.50
G 7/16 x 2 x 11 9/16"

Pink Ivory Guitar Bridge Blanks

Berchemia zeyheri

A fairly rare wood from Southern Africa ranging in color from light pink to watermelon red. At one time it was described as being "rarer than diamonds". It is very dense, hard and heavy and takes a very high polish. Beautiful for turnery, inlays and other precious items.

Item Number: IW34496

$20.00
A 7/16 x 1 7/8 x 7 15/16"
$20.00
B 7/16 x 1 7/8 x 7 15/16"
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$20.00
C 7/16 x 2 x 7 9/16"
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$25.00
D 7/16-1/2 x 2 x 8"
$25.00
E 7/16-1/2 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: IW34488

$10.00
A 1/2 x 1 7/16 x 9 5/16"
$10.00
B 1/2 x 1 7/16 x 9 5/16"
$10.00
C 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 9 5/16"
$10.00
D 1/2 x 1 7/16 x 9 5/16"
$10.00
E 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 9 5/16"
$10.00
F 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 9 5/16"

Ziricote Guitar Peghead Veneers

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: IW34452

$10.00
A 1/8 x 3 7/16 x 8 9/16"
$12.00
B 1/8 x 3 15/16 x 8 9/16"
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$12.00
C 1/8 x 3 15/16 x 8 9/16"
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$12.00
D 1/8 x 3 15/16 x 8 9/16"
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$12.00
E 1/8 x 3 15/16 x 8 9/16"
$12.00
F 1/8 x 3 15/16 x 8 9/16"

Bird's-eye Maple Guitar Neck Through 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.

Flatsawn.

Item Number: IW34440

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$75.00
A 1 3/16 x 4 1/2 x 47 5/8"
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$75.00
B 1 1/8 x 4 1/2 x 47 5/8"
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$75.00
C 1 1/8 x 4 1/2 x 47 1/2"
$75.00
D 1 1/8 x 4 7/16 x 47 1/2"
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$75.00
E 1 3/16 x 4 1/2 x 47 1/2"
$75.00
F 1 1/8 x 4 1/2 x 47 1/2"

Figured Bolivian Purpleheart Guitar Binding Strips

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: OS91

$10.00
ea. pc. 3/32 x 5/16-3/8 x 36"

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: IW34410

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$45.00
A Neck 1 x 3 x 30"
Heel 3 x 4 x 6"
$45.00
B Neck 1 x 3 x 30"
Heel 3 x 4 x 6"
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$45.00
C Neck 1 x 3 x 30"
Heel 3 x 4 x 6"
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$45.00
D Neck 1 x 3 x 30"
Heel 3 x 4 x 6"

Fishtail Oak Guitar Peghead Veneers

Euplassa pinnata

Similar to Brazilian Lacewood but a bit denser with a darker reddish-brown color. Beautiful, lustrous grain with big, silvery medullary rays on the quartersawn face.

Item Number: IW34384

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$8.00
A 1/8 x 4 x 8"
$8.00
B 1/8 x 4 x 8"
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$8.00
C 1/8 x 4 x 8"
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$8.00
D 1/8 x 4 x 8"
$8.00
E 1/8 x 4 x 8"
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$8.00
F 1/8 x 4 x 8"
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$8.00
G 1/8 x 4 x 8"
$8.00
H 1/8 x 4 x 8"
$8.00
I 1/8 x 4 x 8"

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

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

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$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"
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$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"
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$15.00
C 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 8"
$15.00
D 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 8"
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$15.00
E 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 8"
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$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"
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$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"

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"
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$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"
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$10.00
C 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 8 5/16"

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

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$10.00
A 7/16-1/2 x 1 7/8-2 x 8"
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$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"
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$10.00
H 7/16-1/2 x 1 7/8-2 x 8"