The Honduras Rosewood is known for its acoustic properties due it has one of the best tones within the hardwoods family, which makes it very suitable for acoustic guitars, keys, xylophone and other acoustic musical instruments.
These reasons and its peculiar beauty, makes it ideal for acoustic guitar backs. Get to discover the sound benefits that this wood provides with the large stock of Maderas Barber.
BOTANICAL NAME: Dalbergia Stevensonii
COMMERCIAL NAMES: Honduras Rosewood.
DESCRIPTION:1,025 kg/m3 density. The heartwood color can change from a deep purple-brown to a light brown. The most usual is a mauve-brown. The sapwood is clearly different and it has a pale yellow color
SUGGESTIONS: It might be a bit difficult to mechanize and tends to quickly wear blades away. Due to its high content in oil, gluing can be complicated, and the wood color can change a little bit when using finishing products.
DRYING: Drying speed is slow, it’s recommended to control the temperature.
USES: Fine furniture, musical instruments, wood veneer, turned and other specialized wood objects.