chunkielad Posted October 28, 2005 Report Share Posted October 28, 2005 Not sure if this is the right place to post this - maybe a mod could move it if needed.. I've been getting some really cheap wood recently and I thought I'd let you all in on how. The first bit of mahogany I got (2 pieces of 10"X2"X24") was 40p in the 'offcuts bin' at my local wood merchant (they make windows/doors etc p[lus sell wood and tools n stuff) After this fantastic find,I made sure that I took my first guitar into them so they could see what I'd done with their wood. They were amazed and instantly set about saving bits of wood for me! I just got enough maple for a bass and a guitar neck for £4, some Ash (2 pieces 3"X1"X24") for £3.50 and some more maple - TONS OF WIERD OFF CUTS for free - useful for covers/pickup rings etc. So, find a local woodshop who actually makes stuff too - show them what you do and get friendly, you never know what they have lying in the bin waiting to be burned! Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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