#1
i was just wondering what wood gives the best(in your opinion) tone, as i am trying to decide what to make my electric guitar out of.
thanks
edit: though itd help if i said i want a nice metal sound
Last edited by jimbobolon at Jun 14, 2008,
#2
mahogany or alder should do nicely. depending if you want a brighter or darker sound.
#3
Mahogany body with maple cap then swan maple (if finished) or bird's eye maple (if unfinished) for the neck is my favorite setup.
#5
mohagany body maple neck are best imo

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#6
ok thanks everyone
everybody ive talked to about it says mahogany
also i have never built a guitar before so im just going to make a body and buy a neck
as i've heard necks are the hardest pieces to make properly
Last edited by jimbobolon at Jun 14, 2008,
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#8
not plywood. unless you're using actives, in which case it doesn't matter as much. mahogany is quite nice imo.
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