Sycamore

Sycamore Wood is specially known for having the best relationship between density/rigidity, that’s also why it’s one of the most used for guitars making.

This wood has a focused, acoustic and brilliant sound, and a quick drop note, which makes it more than a recommended guitar for sides making.

For all this, Maderas Barber’ Sycomore rings for acoustic guitar are more than a recommended option due to its quality and efficiency.

BOTANICAL NAME: Acer pseudoplatanus

COMMERCIAL NAMES: Arce, Plátano falso.

ORIGIN: Central Europe and Middle Asia

DESCRIPTION: 640 Kg/ m3 density. The wood colour is white or light yellow. The whiteness wood has no difference from the heartwood. The grain can be straight or waved. The porous is thin.

SUGGESTIONS: The mechanism can present some problems due to the intertwined fibre, it’s better to adjust the angle by 15º. It’s also recommended to dry it in low temperatures chambers.

DRYING: It dries good in the air, but it can suffer from colour variations and stains. A fast dry is important for wood to preserve its white tonality.

USES: Decorations, furniture, woodworking and, of course, musical instrument.

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