1. Please take 30 seconds to register your free account to post, make friends, earn reward points at our store, remove most ads and more!  
     
    TalkBass.com has been uniting the low end since 1998.  Join us! :)

Adding top cap with accent line

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by JohnL, Aug 14, 2002.


  1. JohnL

    JohnL

    Sep 20, 2000
    Grayson, GA
    What is generally used as the material for the thin, dark accent line used to seperate the woods in a lot of the multi-laminate bodies? (IE: ash body with a maple top) Is it a piece of dark wood veneer, plastic, or some other composite, and where does one obtain such material? Thanks!
     
  2. FBB Custom

    FBB Custom TalkBass Pro Commercial User

    Jan 26, 2002
    Maryland
    Owner: FBB Bass Works
    I use wood veneer. I recommend Certainly Wood. I think it's certainlywood.com
     
  3. JohnL

    JohnL

    Sep 20, 2000
    Grayson, GA
    Thanks! I have seen several multi-laminates with a dark accent line that I really like. I just didn't know if it was a specific wood, or just maple veneer or something similar dyed a darker color.
     
  4. virtual.ray

    virtual.ray

    Oct 25, 2000
    I have a Warwick FNA and the website says it has an ash body with a maple cap seperated by a walnut veneer.