Need a source for premium walnut. Anyone?

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by JPJ, Feb 23, 2003.

  1. JPJ


    Apr 21, 2001
    Chicago, IL
    I'm looking for some top-of-the-line AAAAA burl walnut to use as body wings on a bass project. I'm wondering if there are any suppliers who specialist in burls or in walnut (burl) specifically. Most of what I've seen has been pale, lackluster, and overall unimpressive...and I'm looking for a mind-blowing piece with deep chocolate browns and amazing, 3D burl figuring. Any recommendations or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
  2. Carey


    Jan 18, 2002
    Redlands, CA
  3. FBB Custom

    FBB Custom TalkBass Pro Commercial User

    Jan 26, 2002
    Owner: FBB Bass Works
    There's also California walnut designs (search the web for them) and Larry at Gallery Hardwoods ( often has interesting stuff.
  4. rickbass

    rickbass Supporting Member