Cocobolo

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Cocobolo is a huge tropical hardwood belonging to the land of Central America. The hardness and density of wood produce a clear musical tone. Cocobolo Pen Blanks has a huge application in manufacturing musical instruments especially the 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 the right choice for all guitar builders. This wood has high demand and it’s quite expensive in the wood market.

Cocobolo Classical/OM guitars have a wider fretboard and considerably smaller than acoustic guitars. Classical guitars are equipped with nylon strings. These strings are thicker but softer sounding than steel strings. Cocobolo classical guitar is a perfect choice for beginners. This type of guitar is a bit cheaper than acoustic guitars.

The captivating look and superb tone makes it the right choice for all guitar builders. This wood has high demand and it’s quite expensive in the wood market. Cocobola players expect a smooth midrange without being too warm, but bright tonally. It’s difficult to glue because of its oily nature, but it assures great playing with excellent fretboards.

Exotic Wood Zone offers wide varieties of Cocobolo Pen Blanks

Wood species Cocobolo
Scientific name Dalbergia retusa
Weight 1,095 kg/m3
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