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Hello this fretboard is made of rosewood or ebony?

  • Ebony is darker than that - but that doesn't mean it's rosewood either. – Tetsujin Nov 17 '18 at 14:24
  • Could it be macassar ebony – WarEnsemble Nov 17 '18 at 15:06
  • I does look like ebony, and rosewood is a protected spices these days. – ggcg Nov 17 '18 at 15:59
  • What make and model guitar is it? The grain looks way too close for rosewood, but it’s not a very clear picture. – Todd Wilcox Nov 17 '18 at 16:29
  • Its an esp ltd m-1001. On the esp’s website it says macassar ebony but on the seller’s website it says rosewood therefore i dont know which one is correct – WarEnsemble Nov 17 '18 at 16:51
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My dad is a luthier of 13 years he says it is ebony. It is most likely Macassar Ebony if your in the United States as Madagascar Ebony is not legal to import.

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