Cocobolo is a huge tropical hardwood belonging to the land of Central America. The hardness and density of wood produces clear musical tone. Cocobolo has a huge application in manufacturing musical instruments especially guitar. Cocobolo works well in the production of guitar fingerboards, backs, sides, and employed in bass guitars too.
Cocobolo is an effective replacement of Brazilian Rosewood. It captures all the beauty of this Rosewood with attractive tonal quality. The captivating look and superb tone makes it a right choice for all guitar builders. This wood has high demand and it’s quite expensive in the wood market.
|Scientific name||Dalbergia retusa|
|Color||Color range from yellow, orange, red with brown shades and steaks of back or purple.|
|Texture||Straight to interlocked grain, fine even texture.|
|Shipping||Requires export permit|
|Recommendations||High end turnings|