Purple Heart source

Purple Heart source

Postby guitarpreston » Tue Nov 29, 2016 12:42 pm

Where are you guys sourcing your purple heart wood?
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Re: Purple Heart source

Postby ac4468 » Tue Nov 29, 2016 2:19 pm

It's not that uncommon a wood. My local hardwood supplier always has a decent stock. If you're in or near CT or Mass, Downes & Reader is a good source for most of the woods used in guitars including exotics. I get thick veneer for body laminations from Certainly Wood in Western NY. I've also sourced wood off ebay but shipping can get pricey.
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Re: Purple Heart source

Postby TI4-1009 » Tue Nov 29, 2016 5:40 pm

I got the hunk of purpleheart for Wolfish from Exotic Woods in NJ.

http://www.exoticwoods.com/home.php?cat=69


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