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different woods

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by dougray, Jan 17, 2003.

  1. dougray

    dougray Supporting Member

    Apr 16, 2002
    western maryland
    what woods make different tones,like ash,alder,basswood,poplar,etc.
    i have an ibanez btb bass,i think this bass is made of couple different woods,basswood being 1 of them?,i am currently looking to buy a MM stingray 5,i would like to have the same overall "tone" as my BTB,i know they use alder/poplar for painted and ash for transparent finishes,but would i notice the diff?or would it be as night and day?i like the vintage color on the stingray 5,any info,thanx in advance.
  2. pilotjones

    pilotjones Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2001
  3. pilotjones

    pilotjones Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2001