Mexican Granadillo is one of the best options to substitute the different Rosewoods for Archtop guitar fingerboards and headplates. It is very much appreciated for its hardness and quality tone. Demand for this wood is increasing for the guitar building.
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BOTANIC NAME: Platymiscium Yucatanum
COMMON NAMES: Mexican cocobolo, Zangalicua, Mexican granadillo.
ORIGIN: Central America
DESCRIPTION: Density 800-1000 Kg/m3 .
RECOMMENDATIONS: Store it at right temperature. It is recommended to work with sharp blades.
DRYING: Slow drying speed.
USES: Guitar backs and sides, fingerboards. Castanets and marimba.