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John L
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13/01/2019 12:09 pm  

I’m planning a new build for 2019. This time something a little different from what I’ve been used to, an Ibanez Iceman type. I have plans, literally. 

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I want to use a nice variety of woods so any suggestions of where to purchase from would be appreciated. Mark, if you have any fancy woods, please let me know. 

I have in mind something similar to this.

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I would love to find some fretboard material such as these examples that have great figuring that is very contrasted. 

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Not sure whether to use mahogany or ash for the body and maybe with a drop top.

What do you think? 

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mark bailey
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14/01/2019 12:23 pm  

Awesome!

Where did the drawing come from? Did you make it?

Here is some fancy Crelicam Ebony I have in stock - the one on the far right is Leopard figure

Let me know if you want one I'll have to ask Carol the cost and email you separately about that:

Crelicam Ebony 1
Crelicam Ebony 2

 

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John L
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14/01/2019 12:39 pm  

Ohhhhhhh....... I’ll email you and Carol. 🤩

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15/01/2019 12:05 am  

I love the leopard figure. Stunning! I was recently quoted £40kg for solid Macassar ebony boards which are the left over material after veneer cutting. Lots of wastage due to dimensions, so work out pretty expensive per fretboard. Beautiful though!


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