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Alder Body Blank

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Alder Body Blank

About This Item

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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2.0

Not worth the price

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Verified Buyer


I love stewmac, Ive been ordering from here for ages but this was probably my most regrettable purchase. My body blank arrived with two massive knots in it. I was planning to paint the body anyways, but at this price point I was expecting good quality alder.

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Thank you for your order. Our guarantee is 100% satisfaction in every way. If an item doesn't meet your expectations, return it anytime for a refund or exchange. Our support team has decades of experience making customers happy.

5.0

Good wood

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Verified Buyer


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.

5.0

Very good

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Verified Buyer


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.

3.0

Nice chunk of wood

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Verified Buyer


a bit pricey for when you figure the board foot.

5.0

A+++++ Wood!!!

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Verified Buyer


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!

3.0

Alder blank

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Verified Buyer


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.

5.0

Great alder

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Verified Buyer


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!



StewMac PDF Catalog, page 78 See Alder Body Blank
on page 78 of our StewMac Digital Catalog