Monkeypod is a wood of golden to dark brown colors, sometimes, although it is not common, we can find pieces with dark streaks. The grain is straight, wavy with a medium to fine texture and open pores. It is an easy wood to work, with respect to drying all precautions should be taken to prevent the wood from cracking or warping.
The Monkeypod or Sama is a wood very used in Ukuleles and Guitars, the tone is similar to the Mahogany with brighter shades that this one, also it can be compared with the sound that provides the black walnut.
The appearance of an instrument finished with Monkeypod wood is spectacular, this wood is predestined to be one of the favorites of our luthiers.