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nordstrand bass wood identification

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by ilustre, Dec 17, 2013.

  1. ilustre

    ilustre Supporting Member

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    Hey every one, I just bought this amazing Nordstrand bass made for Adrian Garcia (RIP), and I just want to know if someone can help me figure out what type of wood top is this. I talked to Carey N. and he said this bass was custom made for Adrian but He does not have the info, He told me the fretboard is cocobolo. Thanks!

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  2. Carey

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    Sorry if we didn't let you know in the email. May have got our lines crossed here. That is camphor burl.
  3. millsbass5

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    Well, whatever it is it's friggin' beautiful. Great work. Those wooden knobs really set it off. Wow.
  4. ilustre

    ilustre Supporting Member

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    Thanks Carey, I love this bass and I just wanted to get all the information.
  5. ilustre

    ilustre Supporting Member

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    Ok Carey so what I have is:
    Camphor burl top
    Spalted maple and alder body?
    Maple and rosewood neck?
  6. PazzoBasso

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  7. ilustre

    ilustre Supporting Member

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    here is the neck Carey!!

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  8. ilustre

    ilustre Supporting Member

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    I am not sure if the body is alder or ash!
  9. Carey

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    That is an ash body. The back is spalted maple. The neck is maple and bubinga. The transition block is redwood. Fingerboard is Pau Ferro.

    Great bass!
  10. ilustre

    ilustre Supporting Member

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    Thank you Carey, I got all the info I needed!!!!
  11. ilustre

    ilustre Supporting Member

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    The fretboard has a piece of spalted maple!
  12. Carey

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    That's actually a sapwood edge on the pau ferro..
  13. ilustre

    ilustre Supporting Member

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    Thanks Carey!!!!!!!

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