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    I agree completely. I think I will start my...

    I agree completely. I think I will start my figured Gabon Ebony thread tonight. I want to see what you guys think about some of the other Gabon Ebony that is not often seen on the market, allegedly...
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    "Also, while black ebony is certainly beautiful,...

    "Also, while black ebony is certainly beautiful, I also love the uniqueness of the "colored" pieces. "

    I agree completely about "the uniqueness of the "colored" pieces." Wood is a beautiful...
  3. Effect Of Grain On Tone... when Quilted Marble finds Curl?

    Effect Of Grain On Tone... when Quilted Marble finds Curl?


    We have been debating in detail how resonance can be affected by the grain patterns. Specifically, the sound of a marbled piece of...
  4. Curly Marbled Black & White Sets + Side Blanks, Neck Blanks, Frets & Pegs

    Curly Marbled Black & White Sets + Side Blanks, Neck Blanks, Frets & Pegs

    Curly Marbled Black & White Sets

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  5. Next Two Sets- 4 Sets Left and on to Sides, Necks, Frets, Bracing & Pegs

    Next Two Sets- 4 Sets Left........

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    I really like the one below a lot.......
  6. Thank you. We have been hypothesizing about this...

    Thank you. We have been hypothesizing about this very subject. My idea is to use the ebony with lesser density then the solid black. For example, I bought some African Black & White Ebony that has...
  7. Thanks friend, just the kind of feedback I was...

    Thanks friend, just the kind of feedback I was looking for. I was thinking the same thing when I drew the lines, and wanted to do something a little different. Was even thinking about reversing the...
  8. Wood cleaner & a few more back up sets in case of problems drying....

    Wood cleaner & a few more back up sets in case of problems drying....

    Wood Cleaner: hard to get the crazy quilted curly grain in the shot without sanding the board, scared to sand it until...
  9. Day 2: The Mill- Curly Marbled Mania meets Curly Black & White Hybrid

    Day 2: The Mill- Curly Marbled Mania meets Curly Black & White Hybrid


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  10. Update: The Figured Ebony Guitar (From- Day 1:...

    Update: The Figured Ebony Guitar (From- Day 1: "Selection Process")


    Planed down to 2-7/8" x 9-3/4" x 25"

    Figured Gabon Block #1
    Marbled Fiddleback Curl/Quilt?

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  11. We have also decided to cut binding strips as you...

    We have also decided to cut binding strips as you suggested. Thanks for all the feedback guys. Keep it comin when you find time. My science is mostly theory and deduced logic from listening,...
  12. Nameless Here Forever More- Thanks so much...

    Nameless Here Forever More-

    Thanks so much man! The link on how to post pics helped me out!

    Cheers
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  13. Thank you, that is good information to consider. ...

    Thank you, that is good information to consider. I will input theses considerations into our formula......

    .....So we have begun. Here is Figured Gabon Block #1, sanded on the side not shown,...
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    Makes sense my friend. Getting the lab together...

    Makes sense my friend. Getting the lab together and we are jumping in pocket protectors first, no regrets, no goggles....

    Hoping I have enough material to put together 2-3 guiars and possibly use...
  15. The scientist in me has compelled to me to embark...

    The scientist in me has compelled to me to embark on my own personal quest for the "Figured Ebony Guitar"....

    I'm thinking:

    Curly marbled bridge, finger board, & peg head veneer.. or maybe...
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    Checked out the Taylor limited edition Ebony...

    Checked out the Taylor limited edition Ebony backs and sides.... Awesome! Can't wait to see what the others look like.

    The scientist in me has compelled to me to embark on my own personal quest...
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    I checked out the Taylor video on youtube. ...

    I checked out the Taylor video on youtube. Interesting stuff. Africa is a pretty big place... Kinda of crazy thinking about all the wasted wood, but even crazier to imagine how long it took for...
  18. themike: "It's funny because I'm pretty sure I...

    themike:
    "It's funny because I'm pretty sure I posted a thread about the lack of ebony topped guitars months ago and voila! This is so dreamy :cheers:"

    Markie,

    Awesome guitar!!! I bet the...
  19. Figured Ebony Guitar.......Acoustic Tone Dream? Wishful Thinking?

    Greetings,

    I am the Semi-Tone Scientist.

    My mission is to find the ultimate exotic tone wood combination that will unleash the rich sound of a Sirens' call, mesmerizing all listeners as if the...
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    Hello All, I am the Semi-Tone Scientist. I...

    Hello All,

    I am the Semi-Tone Scientist. I have been infatuated with the look and sound of pretty much all types guitars for most of my life. My big interest is in acoustic sound and how it can...
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