Minor Ash update

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by modavis99, May 28, 2020.

  1. modavis99

    modavis99 Tele-Meister

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    I talked with a well-known boutique builder yesterday. He said that his wood supplier is out of Ash and as a result he now can’t build anymore Ash guitars. Just FYI
     
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    As I understand it, it's not all Emerald Ash borer damage. This year was just a bad one for swamp ash harvest. So, it's not surprising, but it's also maybe not permanent. Yet. The larger builders will run out first, of course, because they need quantity to be able to support a given model's availability. But if I only need say... three blanks... might not be a problem, even now.
     
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    A shame, but I'm sure someone will find a suitable replacement.
    My favorite fingerboard woods are ebony and rosewood, but I can live with pau ferro.

    My favorite body woods are alder, ash then mohogany.

    We'll see how this pans out.

    Mike
     
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