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Comment by Ron Lutz on November 19, 2018 at 4:51pm

Hi Uncle John;  I used a straight edge, a square and black sharpie.  the ink is permanent and it works fine for me on the lap steels.

Comment by BrianQ. on November 19, 2018 at 12:11pm

I agree, it’s a good wood, most of my strats are Ash. We have lots of ash trees here also, mine always seem to get taken over by termites tho,cheers 

Comment by Uncle John on November 19, 2018 at 9:55am

I like ash.  I have a thick hall tree I made from it.  How did you make the nice and precise fret and border markings?

Comment by Ron Lutz on November 19, 2018 at 9:38am

It is Ash, we have a lot of it here.  Local tree services call it "pain in the ash" probably cause it's so hard.  I disagree with them, it is a nice solid hardwood and I love the grain structure.  A lot of picture frame mouldings are made from ash.

Comment by BrianQ. on November 18, 2018 at 9:12pm

Nice grain pattern,what is it?

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