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Intermediate Member
Username: trekster

Post Number: 158
Registered: 7-2004
Posted on Sunday, March 21, 2010 - 5:20 pm:   Edit Post

Was wondering if Alembic has ever made an instrument with this wood for a top. I recently got some that I'm turning (literally) into Magic Wands, and it's gorgeous wood.

Senior Member
Username: pierreyves

Post Number: 563
Registered: 11-2006
Posted on Sunday, March 21, 2010 - 5:39 pm:   Edit Post

It could be really nice:
"(Brosimum Rubescens- Central & South America) Also known as Satine and Cardinal Wood for its strawberry red to crimson red coloring"
some links:
but the sound ?
Senior Member
Username: hydrargyrum

Post Number: 767
Registered: 3-2004
Posted on Monday, March 22, 2010 - 5:09 am:   Edit Post

From what I can find, cardinal wood is the same as blood wood. And the Bloodwood guitar in the custom vault may be the most stunning Alembic ever, IMHO.
Username: bob2

Post Number: 1
Registered: 2-2009
Posted on Monday, March 22, 2010 - 9:53 am:   Edit Post

the stage tribute has a standard bloodwood top:

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