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Spalted Myrtle

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by 59jazz, May 25, 2003.

  1. 59jazz

    59jazz Infinite Rider on the Big Dogma Supporting Member

    ok! I'm going to build another! I spoted some spalted myrtle at Gallery Hardwoods. Is this stuff too soft for an oil finish? Would I be better off with tiger or curly maple, for the top?
    I'm building a chambered body; the top will be less than .25" thick.