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Tonewood for fingerstyle

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by bazzanderson, Mar 6, 2003.


  1. bazzanderson

    bazzanderson

    Oct 7, 2002
    Austin, TX
    Currently I'm having a Warmoth 5 string P bass body built. This will be joined with a Warmoth Maple/Maple neck. I wanted to make sure that Alder (which is what I selected) is one of the best tonewoods for fingerstyle playing. I do no picking or slap/pop. Your opinions are appreciated.
    Thanks,
    -Bazz-
     
  2. bazzanderson

    bazzanderson

    Oct 7, 2002
    Austin, TX
    C'mon. Anyone have an opinion?
    -Bazz-:)
     
  3. pilotjones

    pilotjones Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2001
    US-NY-NYC
    You might get a lot more response in Basses forum. In fact, I think there's an ash vs. alder thread running right now. It's a common subject there, take a look.

    Unless you were specifically looking for luthiers' opinions.
     
  4. bazzanderson

    bazzanderson

    Oct 7, 2002
    Austin, TX
    Got it...I'll do that!
    thx,
    -Bazz-