Mango top on chambered body

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by Garvin, Jun 16, 2005.

  1. Garvin


    Jun 14, 2005
    First of all, hello - my first post on these boards.

    I'm considering purchasing some figured mango to use as a top for a chambered solid body. The only time I've seen mango used as a tonewood is on Hawaiian guitars and Ukeleles. Is there anyone out there that knows whether or not mango would be a good tonewood for a bass? Thanks!
  2. LajoieT

    LajoieT I won't let your shadow be my shade...

    Oct 7, 2003
    Western Massachusetts
    Welcome aboard, You will find the search function really usefull in these situations, Mango has been discussed quite often recently on this board:

    When you search for a word also it will show you the thread that that word pops up in and even hightligt it so you can scan through the thread quickly and see only the posts that have the words you searched for in it (mango in this case...)

    Welcome aboard, Be sure to post pics of your work or we'll kick you out. ;)
  3. Garvin


    Jun 14, 2005
    Y'know, as soon as I made my post, I thought, "umm, have you done a search on these boards for it?" So thanks for the reminder. :) I've read all of the posts you posted the links for. I'm not completely braindead, but sometimes I can convincingly act that way. :eek: