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yes, if you have access to a kiln.
Seal the ends, and put small pieces of wood underneath it so air can circulate.
Then give it a year for every inch of thickness.
for you guys who prefer Rhino - is it free?
it was an ornamental tree in a friends yard when he moved into his house.
smells sweet almost - may possibly be from a fruit tree
heart wood is...
Finally an update
this build has gone slightly different, going to be doing 2 pickups, and some exotic woods now.
Doing a nice paduak top and an...
Yep. Have used graphtech in the past
That body is poplar. It can look pretty gnarly and also makes a great body wood
Make sure you only take small passes at a time. Maybe a mm each pass.
Are you using a hand router or router table?
i got both of those pieces from a local store called Exotic Woods in Burlington, Ontario
finally had some time to get back at it. got the snakewood beast partially assembled. this body shape is a winner i think. and the fretwork is...
a couple ideas for you to mull over.
the cracks in the top look awesome, i would fill them with CA glue and leave them as a feature.
as for the...
i would go for something with screw drive. i have a shapeoko 3 and its a nightmare to get the repeatability they advertise.
the contest will be over before it dries.
hardware price update
the following used parts are based off half the retail cost from stew mac in USD
bridge - 37.95
ferrules - 4.63