Alder Body Blank

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Build your dream guitar! Our alder body blanks are the perfect starting point for making your own solidbody guitar or bass.

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Alder Body Blank

Item # 0369
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3 or more $97.01
Quantity Discount Prices apply when you buy multiples of the same item number.
Total: $0.00
Quantity: 20


Build your dream guitar! Our alder body blanks are the perfect starting point for making your own solidbody guitar or bass.

They're joined, thickness-sanded, and ready for bandsawing and routing in your shop.

Approximate dimensions: 13-3/4" x 20-1/2" x 1-3/4" (349.25mm x 508mm x 44.45mm).

Alder has been a favorite wood for solidbodies since the 1950s. Its subdued grain is suitable for sunbursts and opaque colors. This is a joined 3 piece blank.

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Alder Body Blank

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Good wood

By Dingobass from Perth, Australia
(Customer's Reviews) Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Used this as the body wood on a recent Bass build. The blank I received was a three piece body, even thickness and no knots. Topped it with Walnut and used black binding then routed the edge to gain a two tone effect. Looks really good. Will use this again.

Very good

By warem from Norway Fredrkstad
(Customer's Reviews) Thursday, November 03, 2011

I was very pleased with the quality on this piece of wood.
I added some colour and lacquer to the finish. Think the wood turned out great.

Nice chunk of wood

By Goodson Guitars from Odessa, Tx
(Customer's Reviews) Sunday, July 10, 2011

a bit pricey for when you figure the board foot.

A+++++ Wood!!!

By Ivan Souza from England
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, February 09, 2011

It is an excellent wood! It has a good finishing, great color and I know that it will be perfect for my guitar! I am very pleased with the quality and I am very surprised how fast I received my order.I live across the ocean and it took only two days to arrive. Wow!!I strongly recommend it!

Alder blank

By Alexander from Russia , Perm
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, October 16, 2010

I've got a block glued of 3 pieces of different density. Blank is glued very uncarefully, there is a space between 2 parts 0,5 mm. It appeared after I removed 5 mm of thickness. Please, take more attention to quality control.

Great alder

By Luis Garc+¡a-Casc+¦n from Madrid, Spain
(Customer's Reviews) Tuesday, June 08, 2010

I bought an alder body blank, and it arrived in perfect conditions, totally dry and cured. It was a great purchase. The guitar I made sounds (and looks) wonderfully!

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