#1
I've built many guitar/bass bodies out of Walnut (It is VERY plentiful in my area) and had great results.

...But I've never built a neck from it. Is Walnut suitable for neck building? Also would Cherry or Applewood be alright for neckbuilding?
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#3
A lot of guitar manufacturers who use multiple piece necks have walnut stripes, I know Carvin definitely gives you the option of walnut stripes and my Ibanez RGT has two walnut stripes but I've never seen a full walnut neck before.
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Epiphone Explorer with Seymour Duncan JB and '59
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Amp:
Carvin V3 2x12 combo with JJ 6L6GC tubes

Bass:
Ibanez SR300IPT
Amp:
Carvin BX600 2x10 half stack
#4
i've seen cherry laminate strips but never a neck... the lam strips look sweet though
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#5
I've never heard of Applewood used for anything in guitarbuilding. I wonder if it's even suitable for a tonewood...
I've heard of some acoustics being made of Cherry, but never an electric. Any insight there?
Endorsed by Dean Guitars 07-10
2003 Gibson Flying V w/ Moon Inlay
2006 Fender All-American Partscaster
SVK ELP-C500 Custom

1964 Fender Vibro Champ
1989 Peavey VTM60

[thread="1166208"]Gibsons Historic Designs[/thread]