Genuine Mahogany Acoustic Guitar Sides Sets

Swietenia macrophylla

Also called Acajou, Tropical American Mahogany, and Honduras Mahogany. This medium to large tree occurs throughout Central and South America. Related to Cuban Mahogany (Swietenia mahogani) and Pacific Coast Mahogany (Swietenia humilis). It produces one of the classic furniture and cabinetmaking woods. The heartwood varies from a light reddish-brown to a rich, dark red. Generally straight grained and exceptionally stable, it is easy to machine, hand plane, sand and finish. Occasional logs produce several figures, curly, quilted, and the rare plum pudding figure which looks like large drips running down the board. Used in fine furniture and joinery, boat building, and in the guitar industry for acoustic sets and necks.

Due to CITES regulations, we can only ship this species to customers in the United States.

Student grade.

Item Number: IW34703

$40.00
A ea. pc. 3/16 x 5 3/16 x 36 1/16"
$40.00
B ea. pc. 1/8-3/16 x 5 x 36 5/8"

Santos Rosewood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Machaerium sp.

This wood has gained in popularity since the early 1990's when Brazilian Rosewood was designated an endangered species. Furniture manufacturers used it as a Brazilian Rosewood substitute but it stands on its own as an instrument tone wood.

Item Number: IW34702

$185.00
Backs 3/16 x 9 x 23 1/16"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 5 7/16 x 35 5/8"

Santos Rosewood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Machaerium sp.

This wood has gained in popularity since the early 1990's when Brazilian Rosewood was designated an endangered species. Furniture manufacturers used it as a Brazilian Rosewood substitute but it stands on its own as an instrument tone wood.

Item Number: IW34701

$185.00
Backs 3/16 x 9 x 23 1/16"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 5 7/16 x 35 5/8"

Santos Rosewood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Machaerium sp.

This wood has gained in popularity since the early 1990's when Brazilian Rosewood was designated an endangered species. Furniture manufacturers used it as a Brazilian Rosewood substitute but it stands on its own as an instrument tone wood.

Item Number: IW34700

$185.00
Backs 3/16 x 7 13/16 x 23 5/16"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 5 7/16 x 35 9/16"

Santos Rosewood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Machaerium sp.

This wood has gained in popularity since the early 1990's when Brazilian Rosewood was designated an endangered species. Furniture manufacturers used it as a Brazilian Rosewood substitute but it stands on its own as an instrument tone wood.

Item Number: IW34693

$185.00
Backs 3/16 x 7 13/16 x 23 5/16"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 5 1/2 x 35 9/16"

Santos Rosewood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Machaerium sp.

This wood has gained in popularity since the early 1990's when Brazilian Rosewood was designated an endangered species. Furniture manufacturers used it as a Brazilian Rosewood substitute but it stands on its own as an instrument tone wood.

Item Number: IW34692

$185.00
Backs 1/8-3/16 x 7 3/4 x 23 3/8"
Sides 3/16 x 5 1/2 x 35 1/2"

Figured Eucalyptus Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Item Number: IW34691

$200.00
Backs 3/16 x 8 7/8 x 22 15/16"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 5 x 36 1/4"

Genuine Mahogany Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Swietenia macrophylla

Also called Acajou, Tropical American Mahogany, and Honduras Mahogany. This medium to large tree occurs throughout Central and South America. Related to Cuban Mahogany (Swietenia mahogani) and Pacific Coast Mahogany (Swietenia humilis). It produces one of the classic furniture and cabinetmaking woods. The heartwood varies from a light reddish-brown to a rich, dark red. Generally straight grained and exceptionally stable, it is easy to machine, hand plane, sand and finish. Occasional logs produce several figures, curly, quilted, and the rare plum pudding figure which looks like large drips running down the board. Used in fine furniture and joinery, boat building, and in the guitar industry for acoustic sets and necks.

Due to CITES regulations, we can only ship this species to customers in the United States.

Item Number: IW34688

$125.00
Backs 1/8-3/16 x 9 x 22 7/16"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 5 x 36 1/4"

Genuine Mahogany Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Swietenia macrophylla

Also called Acajou, Tropical American Mahogany, and Honduras Mahogany. This medium to large tree occurs throughout Central and South America. Related to Cuban Mahogany (Swietenia mahogani) and Pacific Coast Mahogany (Swietenia humilis). It produces one of the classic furniture and cabinetmaking woods. The heartwood varies from a light reddish-brown to a rich, dark red. Generally straight grained and exceptionally stable, it is easy to machine, hand plane, sand and finish. Occasional logs produce several figures, curly, quilted, and the rare plum pudding figure which looks like large drips running down the board. Used in fine furniture and joinery, boat building, and in the guitar industry for acoustic sets and necks.

Due to CITES regulations, we can only ship this species to customers in the United States.

Item Number: IW34687

$125.00
Backs 1/8-3/16 x 8 5/8 x 22 5/8"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 5 x 36 1/4"

Genuine Mahogany Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Swietenia macrophylla

Also called Acajou, Tropical American Mahogany, and Honduras Mahogany. This medium to large tree occurs throughout Central and South America. Related to Cuban Mahogany (Swietenia mahogani) and Pacific Coast Mahogany (Swietenia humilis). It produces one of the classic furniture and cabinetmaking woods. The heartwood varies from a light reddish-brown to a rich, dark red. Generally straight grained and exceptionally stable, it is easy to machine, hand plane, sand and finish. Occasional logs produce several figures, curly, quilted, and the rare plum pudding figure which looks like large drips running down the board. Used in fine furniture and joinery, boat building, and in the guitar industry for acoustic sets and necks.

Due to CITES regulations, we can only ship this species to customers in the United States.

The ray fleck in this set is incredible.

Item Number: IW34685

$135.00
Backs 3/16 x 8 7/16 x 22 3/4"
Sides 3/16 x 5 x 37 3/8"

Genuine Mahogany Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Swietenia macrophylla

Also called Acajou, Tropical American Mahogany, and Honduras Mahogany. This medium to large tree occurs throughout Central and South America. Related to Cuban Mahogany (Swietenia mahogani) and Pacific Coast Mahogany (Swietenia humilis). It produces one of the classic furniture and cabinetmaking woods. The heartwood varies from a light reddish-brown to a rich, dark red. Generally straight grained and exceptionally stable, it is easy to machine, hand plane, sand and finish. Occasional logs produce several figures, curly, quilted, and the rare plum pudding figure which looks like large drips running down the board. Used in fine furniture and joinery, boat building, and in the guitar industry for acoustic sets and necks.

Due to CITES regulations, we can only ship this species to customers in the United States.

Item Number: IW34684

$125.00
Backs 3/16 x 8 7/8 x 22 5/8"
Sides 3/16 x 5 3/16 x 36 1/16"

Genuine Mahogany Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Swietenia macrophylla

Also called Acajou, Tropical American Mahogany, and Honduras Mahogany. This medium to large tree occurs throughout Central and South America. Related to Cuban Mahogany (Swietenia mahogani) and Pacific Coast Mahogany (Swietenia humilis). It produces one of the classic furniture and cabinetmaking woods. The heartwood varies from a light reddish-brown to a rich, dark red. Generally straight grained and exceptionally stable, it is easy to machine, hand plane, sand and finish. Occasional logs produce several figures, curly, quilted, and the rare plum pudding figure which looks like large drips running down the board. Used in fine furniture and joinery, boat building, and in the guitar industry for acoustic sets and necks.

Due to CITES regulations, we can only ship this species to customers in the United States.

Item Number: IW34683

$110.00
Backs 3/16 x 8 3/4 x 22 9/16"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 5 3/16 x 36 1/16"

Genuine Mahogany Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Swietenia macrophylla

Also called Acajou, Tropical American Mahogany, and Honduras Mahogany. This medium to large tree occurs throughout Central and South America. Related to Cuban Mahogany (Swietenia mahogani) and Pacific Coast Mahogany (Swietenia humilis). It produces one of the classic furniture and cabinetmaking woods. The heartwood varies from a light reddish-brown to a rich, dark red. Generally straight grained and exceptionally stable, it is easy to machine, hand plane, sand and finish. Occasional logs produce several figures, curly, quilted, and the rare plum pudding figure which looks like large drips running down the board. Used in fine furniture and joinery, boat building, and in the guitar industry for acoustic sets and necks.

Due to CITES regulations, we can only ship this species to customers in the United States.

Item Number: IW34682

$125.00
Backs 3/16 x 8 7/8 x 22 5/8"
Sides 3/16 x 5 1/8 x 36 1/8"

Genuine Mahogany Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Swietenia macrophylla

Also called Acajou, Tropical American Mahogany, and Honduras Mahogany. This medium to large tree occurs throughout Central and South America. Related to Cuban Mahogany (Swietenia mahogani) and Pacific Coast Mahogany (Swietenia humilis). It produces one of the classic furniture and cabinetmaking woods. The heartwood varies from a light reddish-brown to a rich, dark red. Generally straight grained and exceptionally stable, it is easy to machine, hand plane, sand and finish. Occasional logs produce several figures, curly, quilted, and the rare plum pudding figure which looks like large drips running down the board. Used in fine furniture and joinery, boat building, and in the guitar industry for acoustic sets and necks.

Due to CITES regulations, we can only ship this species to customers in the United States.

Item Number: IW34681

$125.00
Backs 3/16 x 8 7/8 x 22 5/8"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 5 1/2 x 36"

Imbuya Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Phoebe porosa

A Brazilian wood with a pleasant spicy odor. It has a nice crisp texture and is used for furniture, accessories, jewelry boxes, etc. Imbuya is a species that can exhibit almost all the different types of figure, i.e. quilt, curl, burly, blister, Pomelle, and mottle. Sometimes we find two or three different figures in one board!

Item Number: IW34638

$165.00
Backs 3/16 x 8 7/8 x 22 7/8"
Sides 3/16 x 5 x 36 1/16"

Figured Sapele Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Entandrophragma cylindricum

The Sapele tree is found in tropical West & Central Africa. These forest giants are selectively harvested on a sustained yield basis and occasionally one is found to have this unique figure. This is gem-quality wood with a chatoyance that is astounding.

Item Number: IW34632

$350.00
Backs 1/8-3/16 x 9 x 22 3/4"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 5 x 35 15/16"

East Indian Rosewood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Dalbergia latifolia

This is grown on plantations in Indonesia where it is called Sonokeling. These came from a tree large enough and old enough to look much like the old-growth lumber from India.

Due to CITES regulations, we can only ship this species to customers in the United States.

Item Number: IW34601

$150.00
Backs 3/16 x 9 x 21 11/16"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 5 1/16 x 34 1/16"

East Indian Rosewood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Dalbergia latifolia

This is grown on plantations in Indonesia where it is called Sonokeling. These came from a tree large enough and old enough to look much like the old-growth lumber from India.

Due to CITES regulations, we can only ship this species to customers in the United States.

Item Number: IW34600

$150.00
Backs 3/16 x 8 1/2 x 21 5/8"
Sides 3/16 x 5 1/16 x 34"

Santos Rosewood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Machaerium sp.

This wood has gained in popularity since the early 1990's when Brazilian Rosewood was designated an endangered species. Furniture manufacturers used it as a Brazilian Rosewood substitute but it stands on its own as an instrument tone wood.

Item Number: IW34526

$185.00
Backs 1/8-3/16 x 8 1/2 x 23 3/8"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 5 1/2 x 35 5/8"

Santos Rosewood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Machaerium sp.

This wood has gained in popularity since the early 1990's when Brazilian Rosewood was designated an endangered species. Furniture manufacturers used it as a Brazilian Rosewood substitute but it stands on its own as an instrument tone wood.

Item Number: IW34525

$185.00
Backs 1/8-3/16 x 8 1/4 x 23 11/16"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 5 1/2 x 35 5/8"

Santos Rosewood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Machaerium sp.

This wood has gained in popularity since the early 1990's when Brazilian Rosewood was designated an endangered species. Furniture manufacturers used it as a Brazilian Rosewood substitute but it stands on its own as an instrument tone wood.

Item Number: IW34524

$185.00
Backs 1/8-3/16 x 8 1/4 x 23 5/8"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 5 1/2 x 35 11/16"

Santos Rosewood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Machaerium sp.

This wood has gained in popularity since the early 1990's when Brazilian Rosewood was designated an endangered species. Furniture manufacturers used it as a Brazilian Rosewood substitute but it stands on its own as an instrument tone wood.

Item Number: IW34523

$185.00
Backs 1/8-3/16 x 8 1/2 x 23 3/8"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 5 1/2 x 35 11/16"

Figured Purpleheart Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Peltogyne sp.

The best colored & figured Purpleheart comes from Bolivia. It is also finer-grained than other Purpleheart species found elsewhere. Air-dried.

Item Number: IW34521

$110.00
Backs 3/16 x 8 15/16 x 22 3/8"
Sides 3/16 x 5 1/16 x 36 5/8"

Figured Purpleheart Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Peltogyne sp.

The best colored & figured Purpleheart comes from Bolivia. It is also finer-grained than other Purpleheart species found elsewhere. Air-dried.

Item Number: IW34518

$110.00
Backs 3/16 x 9 x 22 3/8"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 5 1/16 x 36 11/16"

Figured Purpleheart Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Peltogyne sp.

The best colored & figured Purpleheart comes from Bolivia. It is also finer-grained than other Purpleheart species found elsewhere. Air-dried.

Item Number: IW34517

$110.00
Backs 3/16 x 7 5/8 x 22 5/16"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 5 5/16 x 36 7/8"

Santos Rosewood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Machaerium sp.

This wood has gained in popularity since the early 1990's when Brazilian Rosewood was designated an endangered species. Furniture manufacturers used it as a Brazilian Rosewood substitute but it stands on its own as an instrument tone wood.

Item Number: IW34516

$185.00
Backs 3/16 x 9 x 23 1/8"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 5 7/16 x 35 3/4"

Santos Rosewood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Machaerium sp.

This wood has gained in popularity since the early 1990's when Brazilian Rosewood was designated an endangered species. Furniture manufacturers used it as a Brazilian Rosewood substitute but it stands on its own as an instrument tone wood.

Item Number: IW34347

$185.00
Backs 1/8-3/16 x 8 3/4 x 24"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 5 1/4 x 35 1/2"

Figured Bolivian Purpleheart Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Peltogyne sp.

The best colored & figured Purpleheart comes from Bolivia. It is also finer-grained than other Purpleheart species found elsewhere. Air-dried.

Item Number: IW34234

$150.00
Backs 3/16-1/4 x 7 5/8 x 22 1/2"
Sides 3/16 x 4 1/2 x 36 1/16"

Figured Myrtlewood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Sets

Umbellularia californica

Also called Pepperwood & Bay Laurel, this is found on the Pacific coast from southwestern Oregon to southern California. It has a fairly fine texture and takes a beautiful polish. Partially air dried.

Item Number: IW34210

$300.00
Backs 3/16 x 8 3/4 x 22 7/16"
Sides 3/16 x 5 x 36 1/4"

Figured Myrtlewood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Sets

Umbellularia californica

Also called Pepperwood & Bay Laurel, this is found on the Pacific coast from southwestern Oregon to southern California. It has a fairly fine texture and takes a beautiful polish. Partially air dried.

Item Number: IW34209

$300.00
Backs 3/16 x 8 3/4 x 22 5/16"
Sides 3/16 x 5 x 34 5/8"

Figured Myrtlewood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Sets

Umbellularia californica

Also called Pepperwood & Bay Laurel, this is found on the Pacific coast from southwestern Oregon to southern California. It has a fairly fine texture and takes a beautiful polish. Partially air dried.

Item Number: IW34152

$300.00
Backs 1/8-3/16 x 8 1/16 x 22 7/16"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 5 1/16 x 34 5/8"

Figured Myrtlewood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Sets

Umbellularia californica

Also called Pepperwood & Bay Laurel, this is found on the Pacific coast from southwestern Oregon to southern California. It has a fairly fine texture and takes a beautiful polish. Partially air dried.

Item Number: IW34150

$300.00
Backs 1/8-3/16 x 8 1/8 x 22 3/8"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 4 13/16 x 35 13/16"

Figured Myrtlewood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Sets

Umbellularia californica

Also called Pepperwood & Bay Laurel, this is found on the Pacific coast from southwestern Oregon to southern California. It has a fairly fine texture and takes a beautiful polish. Partially air dried.

Item Number: IW34148

$300.00
Backs 3/16 x 8 1/4 x 22 15/16"
Sides 3/16 x 4 13/16 x 35 7/8"

Spanish Cedar Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Cedrela sp.

Also called Cigar Box Cedar because of its aromatic scent and its wide use in tobacco humidors. It resembles the wood of South American Mahogany to which it is related. Heartwood color varies from a light pinkish brown to reddish brown. It is fairly light in weight.

Due to CITES regulations, we can only ship this species to customers in the United States.

Item Number: IW33926

$90.00
Backs 3/16 x 8 13/16 x 23 1/8"
Sides 3/16 x 5 1/8 x 36 1/4"

Spanish Cedar Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Cedrela sp.

Also called Cigar Box Cedar because of its aromatic scent and its wide use in tobacco humidors. It resembles the wood of South American Mahogany to which it is related. Heartwood color varies from a light pinkish brown to reddish brown. It is fairly light in weight.

Due to CITES regulations, we can only ship this species to customers in the United States.

Item Number: IW33924

$90.00
Backs 3/16 x 8 13/16 x 23 1/8"
Sides 3/16 x 5 1/8 x 36 1/4"

Figured Myrtlewood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Umbellularia californica

Also called Pepperwood & Bay Laurel, this is found on the Pacific coast from southwestern Oregon to southern California. It has a fairly fine texture and takes a beautiful polish. Partially air dried.

Item Number: IW33869

$300.00
Backs 3/16 x 8 5/8 x 22 9/16"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 5 x 35 15/16"

Bulgarian Mulberry Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Morus nigra

Found in Asia and Europe this is medium sized tree with a stout trunk. It is probably best known for its leaves on which silkworms feed. The heartwood is yellow to reddish-yellow becoming a rich golden brown. Excellent for chair and furniture work.

Item Number: IW33851

$125.00
Backs 3/16 x 8 1/2 x 22 1/2"
Sides 3/16 x 5 1/16 x 35 3/8"

Bulgarian Mulberry Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Morus nigra

Found in Asia and Europe this is medium sized tree with a stout trunk. It is probably best known for its leaves on which silkworms feed. The heartwood is yellow to reddish-yellow becoming a rich golden brown. Excellent for chair and furniture work.

Item Number: IW33850

$125.00
Backs 3/16 x 8 1/2 x 22 1/2"
Sides 3/16 x 5 1/16 x 35 3/8"

Bulgarian Mulberry Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Morus nigra

Found in Asia and Europe this is medium sized tree with a stout trunk. It is probably best known for its leaves on which silkworms feed. The heartwood is yellow to reddish-yellow becoming a rich golden brown. Excellent for chair and furniture work.

Item Number: IW33849

$125.00
Backs 1/8-3/16 x 8 1/2 x 22 1/2"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 5 1/16 x 35 3/8"

Figured Sapele Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Entandrophragma cylindricum

The Sapele tree is found in tropical West & Central Africa. Even when without figure as this board Sapele has an amazing luster and takes a beautiful polish.

Item Number: IW33799

$250.00
Backs 3/16 x 9 1/16 x 22 5/8"
Sides 3/16 x 5 1/8 x 36 3/16"

Figured Sapele Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Entandrophragma cylindricum

The Sapele tree is found in tropical West & Central Africa. Even when without figure as this board Sapele has an amazing luster and takes a beautiful polish.

Item Number: IW33798

$250.00
Backs 3/16 x 9 1/16 x 22 5/8"
Sides 3/16 x 5 1/8 x 36 3/16"

Figured Sapele Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Entandrophragma cylindricum

The Sapele tree is found in tropical West & Central Africa. Even when without figure as this board Sapele has an amazing luster and takes a beautiful polish.

Item Number: IW33797

$250.00
Backs 3/16 x 9 1/16 x 22 5/8"
Sides 3/16 x 5 1/8 x 36 3/16"

Figured Sapele Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Entandrophragma cylindricum

The Sapele tree is found in tropical West & Central Africa. Even when without figure as this board Sapele has an amazing luster and takes a beautiful polish.

Item Number: IW33796

$250.00
Backs 3/16 x 9 1/16 x 22 5/8"
Sides 3/16 x 5 1/8 x 36 3/16"

Figured Genuine Mahogany Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Swietenia macrophylla

Also called Acajou, Tropical American Mahogany, and Honduras Mahogany. This medium to large tree occurs throughout Central and South America. Related to Cuban Mahogany (Swietenia mahogani) and Pacific Coast Mahogany (Swietenia humilis). It produces one of the classic furniture and cabinetmaking woods. The heartwood varies from a light reddish-brown to a rich, dark red. Generally straight grained and exceptionally stable, it is easy to machine, hand plane, sand and finish. Occasional logs produce several figures, curly, quilted, and the rare plum pudding figure which looks like large drips running down the board. Used in fine furniture and joinery, boat building, and in the guitar industry for acoustic sets and necks.

Due to CITES regulations, we can only ship this species to customers in the United States.

Item Number: IW33500

$150.00
Backs 3/16 x 8 3/4 x 22 5/16"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 5 1/16 x 36"

African Padouk Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Pterocarpus soyauxii

This brick-red colored West African hardwood was once one of the more common imported hardwoods but has become increasingly scarce in the last couple of years. It is easy to work, takes a nice polish and is dimensionally stable. Kiln-dried.

Item Number: IW33456

$110.00
Backs 3/16 x 9 x 22 5/8"
Sides 3/16 x 5 1/8 x 35 13/16"

Guatemalan Rosewood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Dalbergia tucarensis

This Rosewood species has a reddish-brown to dark brown colored heartwood contrasting the almost white sapwood. The dust has a sweet odor. It is an excellent furniture/case works/jewelry box wood and even though it has a medium texture it does take a nice polish. We also offer it as a musical instrument wood (see guitar fingerboards and backs & sides elsewhere on the site). It has a very "crisp" tap tone with good sustain.

Due to CITES regulations, we can only ship this species to customers in the United States.

Item Number: IW32803

$165.00
Backs 3/16 x 7 3/4 x 22 5/8"
Sides 3/16 x 4 13/16 x 35 1/4"

Guatemalan Rosewood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Dalbergia tucarensis

This Rosewood species has a reddish-brown to dark brown colored heartwood contrasting the almost white sapwood. The dust has a sweet odor. It is an excellent furniture/case works/jewelry box wood and even though it has a medium texture it does take a nice polish. We also offer it as a musical instrument wood (see guitar fingerboards and backs & sides elsewhere on the site). It has a very "crisp" tap tone with good sustain.

Due to CITES regulations, we can only ship this species to customers in the United States.

Item Number: IW32801

$165.00
Backs 3/16 x 7 1/4 x 22 1/2"
Sides 3/16 x 5 x 33 1/8"

Cocobolo 4 piece Back & 2 piece Sides Set

Dalbergia retusa

The wood is very oily which makes it difficult to glue but on the plus side the oiliness makes it easy to produce a fantastic polish on finished pieces. Wear a respirator mask when working Cocobolo as the dust can produce asthma-like reactions. Cocobolo is a small to medium sized tree and is found mainly in Mexico, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Panama.

Due to CITES regulations, we can only ship this species to customers in the United States.

Item Number: IW26859

$225.00 $168.75
Backs 3/16 x 4 5/16 x 22 11/16"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 4 7/8 x 36 5/16"