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Swamp Ash Body Blank

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Swamp Ash Body Blank

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Build your dream guitar! Our swamp ash 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 520mm x 44.45mm)

Swamp ash has bold grain that's appropriate for clear or tinted finishes. It's lighter in weight than Northern "baseball bat" ash, for good tone. Ash is open-grained, and filler should be used to level the pores before applying a finish. This is a joined 2-piece blank.


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5.0

Swamp Ash Body Blank

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Nice piece of wood. Planed it to proper depth yesterday - jointing was nearly invisible. A lot of nice grain. Just what I was looking for. Took it to my luthier yesterday and I can't wait to see the custom P bass deluxe he is creating for me. The entire purchasing experience was great. Product arrived ahead of schedule. This is one of several purchases I made for bass parts. I would certainly recommend Stew-Mac to a friend.

3.0

Swamp Ash Body

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The grain of the wood is not very pronounced. Looks very "plain". Also, the wood was not wrapped in plastic. It was just placed in the box with paper packing.

5.0

Nice Body Blank

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I was very pleased with my body blank. It shipped fast and arrived in just 3 days. I thought they did a nice job of book matching the two pieces.

5.0

customer service

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Ok my last review on the swamp ash was correct. but upon calling Customer Service and voicing my disappointment to my surprise they told me they would send me three more blanks, they even went and hand picked the blanks and sent them and supplied a postage paid return box to sent back the other blanks. My apologies Stewmac and Thank you. Henry

2.0

very average

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In the picture and first caption you read on the body blanks was the impression this was a solid piece of wood not two halves glued together. I even got a blank that was three pieces of wood glued together. Then the grain on two blanks were not matched. very disappointed in this as now I have to thickness sand and put a veneer top on them.

1.0

swamp?

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sorry, but i'm not happy with this wood it's not so heavy, but not light as much as i expetted it to be , i purchased swamp elsewhere in the past tha was half the weight of this piece, but what was aweful was the grain match...a blind would have done it better...in the end i'l always buy from stewmac, but surelly not this ash!

4.0

Good Ash

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I bought a 2 piece ash blank to use for a bass guitar.

5.0

Totally Natural!

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My first fully hand-made and crafted electric guitar. I love natural wood and this is a nice example!

5.0

Beautiful Timber

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I purchased a Swamp Ash Body Blank in order to satisfy my taste for the ultimate sound and to showcase my handywork. What I recieived from Stewmac was a perfect 2 piece Blank with beautiful figure to the grain. It was also nice and light weight. The best was still to come when I got to string up and hear all the characteristics that I was hoping to achieve. Thank you for supplying such a wonderful product. I will definitely be purchasing again and recommending Stewmac!

4.0

The foundation of a great guitar.

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I have built and played many great guitars from Stewmac's Ash bodies and think they are of great quality and sound. For a 2 piece body their grain doesn't always match perfect, however without tracking down and hand-picking one-off pieces individually, these do the job nicely.

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