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yellowheart?

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by Jon223, Jan 13, 2004.


  1. whats it good for? Anything?
    Ive seen it as trim, but thats about it. Could it be f-board quality?
    i know nothing about this wood, but yellow is a cool color.hehe.
    It would be cool to have a solid 'heart bass. With purple red and yellow heart being all the wood involved.
     
  2. JSPguitars

    JSPguitars

    Jan 12, 2004
    Grass Valley
    I have never used it before, but i have seen yellowheart fretboards for sale. I would imagine it would be something like purpleheart in density and hardness, etc.
    I also agree that it would be very cool to have an all "heart" bass.
    build it, and use the yellowheart as a fretboard and let us know!
    :)
     
  3. Wolfehollow

    Wolfehollow

    Jan 21, 2003
    Pensacola, FL
    A yellowheart body is in my future... Ill let you know.
     
  4. cool.
    I decided against the all heart bass.
    I dont think im gonna want purpleheart in 10 years when its all oogly and brown.
    Yech,,,
    I think im gonna go with alder body with some kind of nice top and possibly pink ivory or something for the board.
    Ive also heard that pink ivory seasons to ugly as well.
    Hrrrm.
    Oh well, I wont be building anything until i figure out how to make a neck.
    I think I should do it while i can still use my school tech dept's bandsaw and drill press. That leaves me with 3 semesters to get ready.
    Doo doo.