Unfinished 1 Piece Black Limba/Korina 50s Stratocaster Body S/S/S Pickup Routes!

Note: The body pictured is the one you will receive! 1 Piece Black Limba bodies are rare. This one has a few worm hole which is normal for this type of wood.

This is a project body! All wiring holes have been drilled. Pilot marking hole were drilled to show where to drill for a vintage tremolo.  They are not very deep so you could go with a 2 post tremolo if you wanted too.

This body will make a great custom Strat. If you need a neck or other parts to complete your project let me know.

This body weighs 4 Pounds 14 Ounces!

Korina (Black & White Limba)

The “true” name for korina is limba. Korina comes from Africa and is roughly similar to ash in weight. It has this weird waxy feel to it as well, but you won’t be able to tell with a gloss or satin finish on it!

I should mention that white and black korina come from the same tree, and have the same tonal qualities. The only difference between white and black korina is that white korina comes from the sap of the tree, while black korina is the heart.

Korina/Limba is has a very warm tone to it; think mahogany but with a clearer mid range! This wood is popular for semi hollows, often used in exotic boutique metal-oriented guitars and first came to popularity on some classic Gibson Explorers. Limba/Korina is known as "The Mother Of All Tone Woods"!  The Limba is a warm, resonant and balanced wood. It also produces great clarity, definition and sustain. As an anecdote, some of the most popular guitars in history are made of this wood, a very hard and stable wood.

  • 1 Piece Black Limba Body
  • 1 3/4 Thick
  • S/S/S Pickup Routes
  • Neck Pocket is 2 3/16" Wide and 5/8" Deep
  • Weight is 4 Pounds 14 Ounces
If you need other parts to finish this project let me know. I stock most parts for Tele's and Strat's!
Please Note: When you receive this body, please examine it before doing and work on it. If you have any concerns please get in touch with us. We will not except any returns once you modified the body in any form. Any bodies returned different from how it was sent to you might incur a restocking or cleaning fee and that includes pet hair.

Take a look at all the pictures and ask all questions before buying. This body will be packaged securely before shipping.


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  • Stratocaster 1 Piece Black Limba
  • Unfinished
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