I´m carving a conpensated tailpiece for my 4/4 suraba bass.
I´d prefer it to be light.
But a guitar maker friend of mine give me some good and dry dense indian rosewood... This is really heavy stuff about 1.06
In order to keep the weight to the minimum how thin would you go performin this task?
The section where the strings get attached is about 9 mm thick
I wonder if it would be ok hollow all the back of the tailpiece a bit more.
Thanks in advance