A question about Rosewood

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by tjclem, Jun 17, 2004.

  1. tjclem

    tjclem Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jun 6, 2004
    Central Florida
    Owner and builder Clementbass
    What type of rosewood should be used for fretless bass fingerboards? What are the pros and cons of the different varieties? Thanks .......tom
  2. schuyler


    Aug 5, 2003
    Atlanta, GA
    i can't think of a species of rosewood that hasn't been used for a fb. having personal experience with indian, brazilian, honduran, and cocobolo, i find the biggest difference is appearance. my preference is cocobolo, but it's a less traditional choice.