#1
Is there a big difference between designated tone-wood and random wood?

Like, would the difference between a designated guitar body-blank in mahogany and a random piece of mahogany from an old table/bought in random woodstore/found in a shed/etc be big?

Im asking this because Im looking to start my first guitar build and my dad can probably fetch me some woods of different kinds from various places for free, so I wanna know if I should use this wood, or just go ahead and use the 90£ on designated tone-wood

Any advice is appreciated!
#2
Nope not really

a body blank will usually come large enough for one body, be 2" or less thick, be planed on both sides, dry and may be free of knots and other defects.

as far as the actual wood goes 'tone wood' is just a word used to put prices up.




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Nope not really

a body blank will usually come large enough for one body, be 2" or less thick, be planed on both sides, dry and may be free of knots and other defects.

as far as the actual wood goes 'tone wood' is just a word used to put prices up.

That's true, and it removes a bit of work from the building process.
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#4
see if you can find an old church seats ther made from solid mohog usualy pluss it will be OLD and the wood will have been properly seasond

pluss having your guitar blessed by "god" HAAH will make your rockin more UNHOLEY MUHAHAH

peace bro
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see if you can find an old church seats ther made from solid mohog usualy pluss it will be OLD and the wood will have been properly seasond

pluss having your guitar blessed by "god" HAAH will make your rockin more UNHOLEY MUHAHAH

peace bro

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Wood? I have so much wood right now I could be a forest.
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