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Found Some Wood...

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by Moreau, Sep 7, 2008.

  1. Moreau


    Jan 3, 2006
    Hey, just found some wood that I am told is mahogany, and it was given to me. The wood has been there for 10 years and very dry. I was just curious how you would determine if the mahogany was suitable or not to use. Anythings I should look for? I'm thinkin it would make a few nice neck thru instruments with some maple down the middle.
  2. eleonn


    Aug 24, 2006
    Lima - PerĂº
    Look for cracks.
  3. and warping
  4. vbasscustom


    Sep 8, 2008
    run a ruler along the top of the boards to find warps, and just look for the cracks

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