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Hickory as a tone wood - why not?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Frijoles Negros, May 31, 2004.


  1. B-Mac

    B-Mac Sorting Things Out Banned SUSPENDED Supporting Member

    Smells like bacon. I’d probably eat it :)
     
  2. Yeah my resonant head warped. So the neck is gonna be repurposed for a different build.

    Same idea with hickory and maple.. But for now it's been shelved indefinitely. Just been playing and singing

    Actually.. Just took a look at it again. It's flat again.

    Either way the body isn't stable so it's been shelved
     

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  3. ThumbsRH

    ThumbsRH

    Oct 26, 2019
    That's too bad but now we know.

    Also, to clarify an earlier post about wood density, the Brazilian Ipe has a specific gravity of 0.91-1.10. The chunks I have on hand sink in water so definitely above 1.0.
     

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