Softer than bone, and files easily. Micarta is an excellent synthetic bone substitute.
Specified by Martin for nuts and saddles since the 1960s. Ivory in color and a bit softer than bone, it files and sands easily and gives a uniform tone. Its uniform density is ideal for use with undersaddle transducer pickups. Each blank has a flat bottom surface; shaping and slotting required.
4-1/8" x 15/32" x 1/8"
(104.78mm x 11.91mm x 3.18mm)