Hi, I did a search for this, and did not come up with any answers to my question(s). Ok, this summer I'll be building my own p-bass copy, almost exact to tell the truth. This is my first attempt at anything more than refinishing an instrument, so I'm ordering a neck from Warmoth, with the body to be built by me of northern ash, this is my question, would it be possible to hollow out the body almost totally under the pickguard without any harm being done? If this is not ideal, then what would my best options be to keep it light, but sticking to northern ash as the bodywood? thanks for your help.