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Ovangkol+Wenge neck

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by Bassdude15, Jan 7, 2014.


  1. Bassdude15

    Bassdude15

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    I know that separately ovangkol and wenge are 2 of the most popular high-end neck woods, but has anyone here used them both in the same neck??
    They both produce really nice tones in an instrument, so naturally I was wondering what it would sound like to combine their tonal qualitiesÂ…
    If the answer to the above question was yes, what was it like??






    Thanks,
    Bassdude15
     
  2. Spfairchild

    Spfairchild

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    Of course! Most modern Warwicks, my SSII included, feature ovangkol necks with wenge fretboards ;-) Sounds good! Hard to say what the characteristics of the combo are though, as they can't be separated from the rest of the body's influence.
     
  3. Bassdude15

    Bassdude15

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    True. I mean something more like this though:
    http://www3.alembic.com/img/ws_nk_4MaPh_7pL.jpg
    Imagine that but with wenge and ovangkol instead of maple and purple heart. Thats the kind of thing I'm wondering about.
     

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