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Zebra wood neck???????

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by 59jazz, Sep 27, 2003.

  1. 59jazz

    59jazz Infinite Rider on the Big Dogma Supporting Member

    I have quite a bit of 3/4" thick Zebra wood, enough to laminate and make a 34" scale neck with an angled headstock. are there any pros or cons for using Zebra as neck material?

    Thanks, H2:meh:
  2. neptoon

    neptoon Supporting Member

    Jul 25, 2000
    Melbourne, FL
    can't think of any pros or cons but the jake kot conklin 7 string that progzilla used to have (can't remember who bought it) had a zebrano laminate neck...

  3. i believe linc luthier uses zebrawood in his necks
    but he also has some super special patented construction methods
  4. Adam Wright

    Adam Wright Supporting Member

    Jun 6, 2002
    GHS Strings
    My Nordstrand SC5 has a center laminate of Zebrawood in the neck. Works just fine. Chris Benavente also uses zebrawood in his necks every now and then.
  5. godoze


    Oct 21, 2002
    I would use it for a laminate but not for a whole neck; the stuff moves too much.