So far I've built two guitars using Richlite for fingerboards and they are my favorite guitars to play. Richlite is easy to machine and is super stable. Even better as long as you carefully radius the fingerboard and cut the fret slots deep enough, there is little to no need for fret leveling! A couple of days ago I discovered that Richlite offers other colors (since the last batch I used was black)and would send samples! So a quick email later a set of samples was on the way to my house. Got the samples and the colors look pretty interesting. I have a couple of favorites but would love to get some additional feedback... Just to clarify, Richlite is made using resin-infused paper and is eco-friendly. Now for the fun part.. trying to see if the colors offered would look good or even come close to matching the real wood options. First for the Maple color. Most of these photos were taken in natural light. Richlite r100 Maple Valley From left to right... with multiple rosewood fingerboards Chocolate Glacier - Browns Point - Redstone Found one more in the box... this color is r50 Below are two of the fretboards I've made. These are out of the Black Diamond Richlite. I think these look great and have a grain similar to wood. Now to my question. Which ones do you think would look enough like maple and/or rosewood?