Richlite fingerboard 5/16" thick, brown, 1st grade, classical/steel string
Richlite® is a versatile composite that was traditionally used as an industrial tooling material. The benefits of using it for fingerboards and bridge blanks are numerous.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Before gluing Richlite up, it’s important that you abrade it with 80-100 grit sandpaper for best adhesion.
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- Market tested – it has been in use on factory guitars with good results
- No shrinkage – meaning no sharp fret ends due to wood shrinkage
- Less chip out during machining – LMI has tested this material extensively - see photo right
- No voids or inconsistencies – consistent density
- Machines with standard tools
- Black – need we say more?
- Once polished, has the look of ebony
- Made in the USA
- Made from environmentally certified material
The Richlite we offer is produced from 100% post-consumer waste paper pulp – recycled paper mostly from home and office recycling in the mid-west!
Shipping Restrictions - Location
20" or 50.8cm
2 3/4" or 7 cm
5/16" or 7.9mm