Padouk is suitable for making acoustic guitar necks, both for its stability and timber. This wood has a bigger rigidity in the neck area. Its work facilities make it very similar to Padouk, but with a less porous surface and a narrower grain.
Regarding sound, Padouk stands out because it produces a clear and clean sound. However, one of its strengths is the appearance. This reddish wood will make you guitar a different and special without losing quality sound.
Get your Padouk neck for acoustic guitar and find an attractive instrument with a unique sound quality.
BOTANICAL NAME: Pterocarpues Tinctorius
COMMERCIAL NAMES: Padouk, Camwood
DESCRIPTION: 825 Kg/m3 density Reddish Wood. The sapwood is whitish and the hartwood is red. The grain can be both straight or a bit intertwined, it’s also thick and rough.
SUGGESTIONS: Padouk is easy to work with and presents no difficulties for hand work. It’s important to apply grain fillers before using finishing products.
DRYING: Drying speed goes from regular to fast,it barely has deformation risks during the process.
USES: Usually for xylophones and Guitar sounding boards.