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Floating Wooden Bridges

I've gotten a lot of enquiries lately asking after how our bridges work: How does it intonate?  Isn't the wood weak?  How can it sustain like brass? So here's an open response that I hope is useful to others wondering these same things. The wooden bridge will provide superior tone and removes weight and mass from the instrument.  Mass is the enemy of tone; mass absorbs vibrations that would otherwise contribute to tone.  Aside from some advantage in longevity and providing a counterbalance to heavy headstock tuners, there's not a single good reason to use brass on any part of a musical instrument that contacts the strings.  Yes, talk to ten builders and you'll get six or eight opinions on...

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