Originally Posted by Victory Pete
Because bone is better than corian for nuts on guitars.
How does it effect the tone once the note is fretted?
What energy is interacting with the nut to influence the standing wave set up in the string?
In what way is the nut imparting it's sound to the fretted string?
How does the tension of the string induce the nut to change the shape of the fretted string?
These are all questions that I'm sure you can answer for us.