Granadillo

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Granadillo is often referred to as Black Cocobolo. Granadillo Pen Blanks has its origin from Mexico and Central America. This wood is available in a huge variety of colors and patterns. It looks stunning on guitar sets. Granadillo tone is similar to Rosewood. It has a broad frequency range with clear articulation and enhances sustain.

It’s harder and denser than Indian Rosewood with an extra bell-like ring. Combination of Granadillo with a Sitka spruce top is best suitable for clear and long-sustaining notes. This wood is flexible with a variety of body shapes and playing styles. Granadillo tone is appealing to all guitar lovers, but it tends to be limited in availability.

Granadillo is an alternative to Rosewood. The density of Granadillo falls under Rosewood, with less oily nature. Granadillo is an attractive bridge blank for all guitar models. The pleasing look and excellent working properties make it a popular choice for all guitar builders. Granadillo Bridge blanks are available at an affordable price range.

Mexican Granadillo is an official alternative to traditional Rosewood fingerboards. The hardness and tonal quality of Granadillo make it a popular choice among luthiers. This treasured American wood fingerboard is well suited for both classic and acoustic guitars. The pleasing look and excellent working properties make it a popular choice for all guitar builders.

Exotic Wood Zone offers wide varieties of Granadillo Pen Blanks

Wood species Granadillo
Scientific name Platymiscium yucatanum
Weight 1009 kg/m3
Color Bright red to reddish or purplish brown with distinct stripes.
Texture Medium to a fine texture. Straight to Roey grain pattern
Shipping No restrictions
Recommendations Fine musical instruments