The Ziricote is a spectacular wood, very appreciated for its aesthetics and its beauty. This wood recreates a unique way, figures and landscapes.
Apart from its unique appearance, this wood has great acoustic properties. The Ziricote tone goes from the Indian Rosewood to the Makassar Ebony, with more clarity than the first one and more harmonious than the second one. In addition, its density and hardness make the Ziricote an exceptional wood for the acoustic guitar fingerboard.
Let yourself be conquered by the beauty of this wood with the Ziricote fingerboard for acoustic guitar from Maderas Barber.
BOTANICAL NAME: Cordia dodecandra
COMMERCIAL NAMES: Ziricote
ORIGIN: Central America.
DESCRIPTION: Its density is 805 kg/m3. The heartwood varies from dark brown to light brown, sometimes a green or purple hue appears, with dark bands of black growth rings intermixed. The Ziricote has a very unique aspect, since visually it is one of the most beautiful woods in the world, because it has a drawing that simulates a landscape. In some places they call it a spider's web. The pale yellowish sapwood is sometimes incorporated into the design for aesthetic effect, or to reduce waste.
SUGGESTIONS: The Ziricote is an easy wood to work with, considering its density. The Ziricote bends well, in most cases, you can also stick without problems. Rarely, the natural oils in the wood can interfere with the gluing process).
DRYING: It dries slowly, so care must be taken during the process because deformation or breakage may appear.
USES: It is used to make fingerboards and soundboards.