If anyone is interested, I have a LARGE stash of stupidly figured horse chestnut available for tops! I'm kind of a new poster to Talkbass, so I'm not sure which forum to put this Anyway, I have some that is wide enough for full-width tops. It has a lot of figure and spalt to it, and it is quite dry...it's been down for years. If you're interested, let me know! If you're planning on or currently are building a custom bass, consider the holy grail of tops!!! (In the voice of Homer Simpson....."Mmmmm...horse chestnut..."