Quote Originally Posted by ajkandy View Post
Yeah, the Super Sports are basswood, not sure if the early versions had the maple cap? Lukes are alder, but for something like my concept I wonder if mahogany might work.
African mahogany appears to be about the same weight. St. V's guitar uses it (it weights 7 something lbs, like the Axis).. and she specifically made it for herself and other smaller people.