Why are fingerboards so expensive?
The reason why fingerboards are expensive because of the time and knowledge that is put into them. Besides just wood and glue, there is a lot more that goes into the making of a professional fingerboard.
What wood is used for fingerboards?
Rosewood. The most commonly used wood for fingerboards, rosewood’s open pores and natural oils give it a smooth feel and warm tone. Its medium-density makeup is less reflective than harder woods with a tighter grain, giving rosewood a slightly softer attack and allowing your fingers to “dig in” and feel the fingerboard
What type of wood are fingerboards made out of?
Out of the different types available, Indian rosewood is the most used for fingerboards. Indian rosewood is characterized by its rich, dark brown color and even grain. It is also a widely available wood, giving it a relatively cheaper cost than other rosewood options.