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: IW32748

$165.00
Backs 3/16 x 7 3/4 x 22 11/16"
Sides 3/16 x 5 1/16 x 36 5/16"

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: IW32747

$165.00
Backs 3/16 x 7 3/4 x 22 11/16"
Sides 3/16 x 5 x 36 5/16"

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: IW32743

$165.00
Backs 3/16 x 7 3/4 x 22 11/16"
Sides 3/16 x 5 1/16 x 36 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: IW32742

$165.00
Backs 3/16 x 7 13/16 x 22 11/16"
Sides 3/16 x 5 1/16 x 36 1/4"

Guatemalan Rosewood Acoustic Guitar 4 piece 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: IW32654

$150.00
Backs 3/16 x 4 7/8 x 24 3/16"
Sides 3/16 x 5 3/8 x 36 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: IW32653

$165.00
Backs 3/16 x 7 3/4 x 22 11/16"
Sides 3/16 x 4 3/4 x 36 5/8"

Figured European Pearwood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Pyrus communis

Almost all Pearwood imported into the U.S.A. has been steamed to bring out a more pinkish-red color and to prevent drying stresses. Formerly the wood was used for carving, turning, drawing instruments, wood engravings, textile printing blocks, and tool handles. Stained black it is an excellent substitute for Ebony. Contemporary uses include woodwinds such as recorders, furniture, kitchen accessories, jewelry and other boxes, and architectural uses such as paneling and doors.

Item Number: IW32591

$175.00
Backs 3/16 x 9 x 22 7/16"
Sides 3/16 x 5 x 36"

Figured European Pearwood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Pyrus communis

Almost all Pearwood imported into the U.S.A. has been steamed to bring out a more pinkish-red color and to prevent drying stresses. Formerly the wood was used for carving, turning, drawing instruments, wood engravings, textile printing blocks, and tool handles. Stained black it is an excellent substitute for Ebony. Contemporary uses include woodwinds such as recorders, furniture, kitchen accessories, jewelry and other boxes, and architectural uses such as paneling and doors.

Item Number: IW32590

$175.00
Backs 3/16 x 9 x 22 7/16"
Sides 3/16 x 5 x 36 1/4"

Figured European Pearwood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Pyrus communis

Almost all Pearwood imported into the U.S.A. has been steamed to bring out a more pinkish-red color and to prevent drying stresses. Formerly the wood was used for carving, turning, drawing instruments, wood engravings, textile printing blocks, and tool handles. Stained black it is an excellent substitute for Ebony. Contemporary uses include woodwinds such as recorders, furniture, kitchen accessories, jewelry and other boxes, and architectural uses such as paneling and doors.

Item Number: IW32589

$175.00
Backs 3/16 x 9 x 22 7/16"
Sides 3/16 x 5 x 36 1/4"

Figured European Pearwood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Pyrus communis

Almost all Pearwood imported into the U.S.A. has been steamed to bring out a more pinkish-red color and to prevent drying stresses. Formerly the wood was used for carving, turning, drawing instruments, wood engravings, textile printing blocks, and tool handles. Stained black it is an excellent substitute for Ebony. Contemporary uses include woodwinds such as recorders, furniture, kitchen accessories, jewelry and other boxes, and architectural uses such as paneling and doors.

Item Number: IW32588

$175.00
Backs 3/16 x 9 x 22 7/16"
Sides 3/16 x 5 x 36"

African Blackwood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Dalbergia melanoxylon

The heartwood is purplish to brownish-black with dark gray streaks giving an overall impression of being black. Lustrous with an attractive inner chatoyance. Very hard, heavy, close-grained, and virtually free from pores. Its stability and lovely tonal qualities make it an excellent instrument wood.

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

Item Number: IW32028

$585.00
Backs 3/16-1/4 x 8 x 22 1/8"
Sides 3/16-1/4 x 4 1/2 x 36 3/16"

African Blackwood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Dalbergia melanoxylon

The heartwood is purplish to brownish-black with dark gray streaks giving an overall impression of being black. Lustrous with an attractive inner chatoyance. Very hard, heavy, close-grained, and virtually free from pores. Its stability and lovely tonal qualities make it an excellent instrument wood.

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

Item Number: IW32027

$585.00
Backs 3/16-1/4 x 8 x 22 11/16"
Sides 3/16-1/4 x 4 3/4 x 36 3/16"

Cocobolo Acoustic Guitar Back & 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: IW32005

$250.00
A Backs 3/16 x 8 1/4 x 22 5/8"
Sides 3/16 x 5 x 36 3/16"
Sold 78415cc43c7a69982a1814f365e95d5a45f14ac67e0a9295ae06c33f7249e6bb
$250.00
B Backs 3/16 x 8 1/4 x 22 9/16"
Sides 3/16 x 5 x 36 3/16"

Highly Figured European Pearwood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Pyrus communis

Almost all Pearwood imported into the U.S.A. has been steamed to bring out a more pinkish-red color and to prevent drying stresses. Formerly the wood was used for carving, turning, drawing instruments, wood engravings, textile printing blocks, and tool handles. Stained black it is an excellent substitute for Ebony. Contemporary uses include woodwinds such as recorders, furniture, kitchen accessories, jewelry and other boxes, and architectural uses such as paneling and doors.

Item Number: IW31921

$175.00
Backs 3/16 x 9 1/16 x 22 7/16"
Sides 3/16 x 5 1/16 x 36 1/4"

East Indian Rosewood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Dalbergia latifolia

One of the classic Rosewoods, traditionally used for furniture, turnery, jewelry boxes and furniture accessories. Richly colored and capable of a fine finish, it is dimensionally stable in service.

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

Item Number: IW31897

$125.00
Backs 3/16 x 8 9/16 x 22 1/8"
Sides 3/16 x 5 1/16 x 34"

West African Ebony Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Diospyros crassiflora

Sometimes called Gabon or Gaboon, this Ebony is sometimes jet black but oftentimes has grayish streaks that mostly disappear when finished or after the made object has been put into service. This Ebony has a marked resistance to checking that is characteristic of some of the Indian and Asian species. It has a wonderful texture and is easily carved, planed, turned, and milled. It is fairly fine-grained and takes a high polish. This Ebony usually originates in either Cameroon or Nigeria and the logs are rough hewn in the forest and oftentimes brought to the nearest road by human porters. With the disappearance of other species of black Ebony this species is fast becoming the Ebony of choice.

The sides on this set have some very tiny, easily repaired pin holes.

Item Number: IW31393

$400.00
Backs 1/8-3/16 x 8 7/8 x 22 1/2"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 4 7/8 x 36"

West African Ebony Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Diospyros crassiflora

Sometimes called Gabon or Gaboon, this Ebony is sometimes jet black but oftentimes has grayish streaks that mostly disappear when finished or after the made object has been put into service. This Ebony has a marked resistance to checking that is characteristic of some of the Indian and Asian species. It has a wonderful texture and is easily carved, planed, turned, and milled. It is fairly fine-grained and takes a high polish. This Ebony usually originates in either Cameroon or Nigeria and the logs are rough hewn in the forest and oftentimes brought to the nearest road by human porters. With the disappearance of other species of black Ebony this species is fast becoming the Ebony of choice.

The sides on this set have some very tiny, easily repaired pin holes.

Item Number: IW31392

$400.00
Backs 1/8-3/16 x 8 3/4 x 22 1/2"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 4 7/8 x 36"

Figured Makore Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Tieghemella heckelii

This West African wood is sometimes sold in the U.S.A. as African Cherry. The dust can be irritating to the nose-wear a suitable respirator.

Item Number: IW31040

$150.00
Backs 3/16 x 8 3/16 x 22 7/8"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 5 1/8 x 36 9/16"

Amazon Rosewood Acoustic Guitar 3 piece Back & Sides Set

Dalbergia spruceana

This is a fairly rare species from the Amazon region of Brazil. The heartwood varies from a golden-brown to a reddish-brown often with narrow, dark stripes. It is hard and heavy, but easy to work, and takes a high polish.

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

Item Number: IW30821

$265.00
Backs 1/8-3/16 x 5 3/8-6 15/16 x 22 3/8"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 4 1/2 x 31 1/2"

Burmese Rosewood Acoustic Guitar Back & Side Set

Dalbergia oliveri

The main origin for this beautiful wood is Myanmar (formerly Burma). It is hard and heavy with a color that ranges from reddish -orange to a deep red, oftentimes with dark stripes. It is not too hard to work and has a very nice tap tone.

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

Item Number: IW30158

$265.00
Backs 3/16 x 8 1/2 x 22 11/16"
Sides 3/16 x 5 1/16 x 36 3/4"

Burmese Rosewood Acoustic Guitar Back & Side Set

Dalbergia oliveri

The main origin for this beautiful wood is Myanmar (formerly Burma). It is hard and heavy with a color that ranges from reddish -orange to a deep red, oftentimes with dark stripes. It is not too hard to work and has a very nice tap tone.

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

Item Number: IW30124

$265.00
Backs 1/8-3/16 x 8 1/2 x 22 5/8"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 4 3/4 x 36 11/16"

Amazon Rosewood Acoustic Guitar 3 piece Back & Sides Set

Dalbergia spruceana

This is a fairly rare species from the Amazon region of Brazil. The heartwood varies from a golden-brown to a reddish-brown often with narrow, dark stripes. It is hard and heavy, but easy to work, and takes a high polish.

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

Item Number: IW29283

$230.00
Backs 3/16 x 5 7/16-6 3/16 x 22 1/2"
Sides 3/16 x 4 7/8 x 34 5/16"

Figured Hawaiian Koa Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Acacia Koa

This species is found almost exclusively in the Hawaiian Islands. It ranges in color from a pale brown to a reddish brown to a very dark, almost chocolate brown. It has a texture similar to Walnut but is easier to work. Can be highly chatoyant or lustrous. Highly sought after for use in musical instruments, especially guitars and ukuleles. Koa is becoming rare.

Item Number: IW29218

$450.00
Backs 3/16 x 8 x 23 1/8"
Sides 3/16 x 5 5/8 x 34 1/4"

Figured Hawaiian Koa Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Acacia Koa

This species is found almost exclusively in the Hawaiian Islands. It ranges in color from a pale brown to a reddish brown to a very dark, almost chocolate brown. It has a texture similar to Walnut but is easier to work. Can be highly chatoyant or lustrous. Highly sought after for use in musical instruments, especially guitars and ukuleles. Koa is becoming rare.

Item Number: IW29216

$450.00
Backs 3/16 x 8 x 23 1/8"
Sides 3/16 x 5 5/8 x 34 1/4"

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: IW26885

$225.00 $168.75
Backs 3/16 x 5 1/16 x 22 5/8"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 4 15/16 x 36 1/2"

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"

Mexican Bocote Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Sets

Cordia elaeagnoides

Bocote is an oily wood with a yellowish to dark brown color accented with irregular black stripes and streaks. It has a spicy smell and is hard, heavy and strong. It is easy to work and takes a very nice polish. This beautiful wood is seldom seen in woodworker's shops.

Item Number: IW26468

$225.00 $168.75
Backs 3/16 x 8 1/2 x 22 3/8"
Sides 3/16 x 5 x 36"

Figured Ceylon Satinwood Acoustic Guitar Back & Sides Set

Chloroxylon swietenia

This wood is primarily from Sri Lanka and has been a valuable wood of commerce for several centuries. The wood has a look that begs it to be touched. When finely polished and finished Satinwood has a smooth, silky feel with a lustrous depth.

Item Number: IW25567

$225.00 $168.75
Backs 3/16 x 7 11/16 x 23 7/8"
Sides 1/8-3/16 x 4 1/4 x 35 7/8"