Private Stock Friday

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  1. brett

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    Wow! So exciting to see that come to life. That is the first hand-picked Private Stock for Eddie's Guitars.

    Nope! African Blackwood e v e r y t h i n g :D

    So much more depth! Very cool. Would be interesting to learn how he added the burst after the fact.
     
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  2. veinbuster

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    Cool.
    I’m a big fan of African Blackwood.
     
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  3. brett

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    Same! The pick-up covers look to have some really great figuring, really excited to nerd out on all the little things when this one comes in.
     
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    what difference between blackwood and ebony?
     
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    Different genus.

    AB - is a dalbergia (same genus as rosewoods). Used to be referred to as an ebony.

    Ebony - is of the diospyros genus.
     
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    any difference in sound?
     
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    Yes. They are in a similar ballpark, in that both favour the mid-high end versus rosewood. Tonally, I think my ebony favours the highs a bit more than Blackwood. I also find the ebony a bit more articulate - by that I mean more sensitive to attack and a bit more note separation.

    From a look/feel point of view, the Blackwood is a bit more porous, but still feels much smoother than most rosewood boards. I like Blackwood enough to have it on my most recent guitar.
     
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    HighGain510 Just one more...

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  10. brett

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    Blackwood is great stuff, IMO. I would be in agreement with his take on it. Definitely seems slightly warmer than an Ebony and is a bit more interesting visually .

    I recently got to play a super nice Lowden F-50 with a Sinker Redwood top and African Blackwood back and sides. It was stunning and it's been the only acoustic I've seen (in person) with Blackwood back and sides. Was really great!
     
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    If I do, he'll hold you to it! hahahahaha
     
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    African Blackwood is just awesome. Super dense, hard and stable. Smooth and shiny as a rock with hardly any pores or visible grain.

    This has a solid African Blackwood neck. Very unique tone. It’s a Black Panther!
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    Wow, that neck is something!
     
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    Only on a guitar forum would men be going crazy over a nice neck....and I'm ok with that. :)
     
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    Photo of me walking through Private Stock today.

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    Are you messing with us!!!:eek:
     
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    Wow! Loving the quilt top with the Raspberry stain!
     

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