I'm finding it very hard to source fretboard blanks in the UK , plenty on Fleabay if you want to pay £15 to £20 a blank delivered !  , any one help ? .

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there is a flooring company on ebay that sells 1 metre hardwood 7mm strips, these can be cut into 4 blanks, used loads! (-:

 

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/SOLID-SAPELE-HARDWOOD-BEADING-FLAT-COVER-...

 Thanks Steve , looks like a good deal .

Hi

I can supply walnut, cherry or maple fretboard blanks, thicknessed ready for installing, or pre-slotted, 24 frets, 25" or 25 1/2" scale length. I usually cut these about 45mm wide ready for gluing and trimming to width, but drop me a message with what you need and give you a price incl. postage. 

I can do plain cherry blanks for £4, slotted £14, walnut £6 plain £16 slotted, maple £7 plain £17 slotted, all plus postage. Limited availability on maple at the moment.

  I bought my last lot of blanks from you John , I emailed you last week and this week about Sapele Blanks but no reply  :-( .

OK, no sapele in stock at the moment

try homebase thry sell hardwood strip wood 44mm x 6mm x 3mts for  £6 if you have a plane and a saw job done

 

 

 

 I looked last time in was in my local Home base , they only had 1 bit and that was 4mm and damaged  , I asked if or when they'd have the 6mm in ? , still waiting for a answer .

David Bowes posted a comment on Dec 31st about timber from Homebase,have used it on my last two guitars,this is it.

that looks godd Micheal where do you get the white purling from

The white edging is from a local model shop,it is 2.0 x 6.3mm strip styrene by Evergreen Scale Models   an american company in Woodinville WA 98072

Another ebay supplier that usually has some interesting lats is

http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_ipg=&_...

Try this company. Found them on EBay originally but now

contact them direct for what I want

They have a huge range of Hardwood Offcuts

.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/feuillusfencing2010

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