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Is Koa Suitable For A Neck?


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I have made a couple guitars with koa necks before. It is very suitable (and looks great). This was before I used CF in the necks too.

A good rule of thumb (for me at least) is that if you need to use CF to make a piece of wood suitable for a neck then you probably shouldn't use it.

~David

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Wow, that's crazy. It's been easier to dent than mahogany in the pieces i've used....Rick, you have a beauty there!

I have not really found that to be the case(of course there are always acceptions, as holds true with any wood). Koa generally is about the same hardness if not slightly harder in many cases than Genuine Mahogany. In terms of strength and stiffness I would put them in the same class.

Peace,Rich

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