Schmoopy said:what neck wood? that makes the most difference. i suggest wenge, walnut, bubinga, or purple heart.
jackthehack said:Maple is brighter and as far as I know, swamp ash isn't offered as a neck wood.
If you're looking to emphasize midrange, mahogany's a great choice. Rosewood or wenge would work as well.
Mapleg4 said:I've been reading a lot of guitar websites to find out which type of wood that has the best midrange and sounds the best with a midboosted amp and passive pickups: Mahogany or Swamp Ash or Ash?