#1
What kind of wood should i use on my original build? I'm really confused by all the different types out there. Even if someone could tell me what the pros/cons of a couple varieties, that would be extremely helpful. I probably havent given you enough information so just ask if you need to know more.

thanks...
#2
A rough way to put it is like this:
Mahogany will give a thicker, gibson kind of "chunk"
Alder and Ash are more common on the Fender end
Generally speaking, Heavier, softer woods are more resonant and thicker sounding
Harder woods will be brighter.
#6
use ash, alder, mahogany, sapele, poplar, basswood... you can use anything for an electric, really... the tonal differences arent as great as an acoustic and they all give a good sound in their own right.

i like multi-laminate bodies, personally.
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#7
Yeah you can use pretty much any dry hardwood on a guitar

Pick a wood that reflects the sound your going for, mahogany = dark, maple = bright etc




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