Curly Eucalyptus

Although Curly Eucalyptus is a not very common wood in musical instruments building, this wood has some qualities which worth working with it.

This wood has a great mechanical resistance, elasticity and hardness at the same time. And we can’t forget its precious grain. However, it must be manipulated carefully, because it is a wood very difficult to get dry and it tends to deform.

But if you work it with accuracy and precision, Curly Eucalyptus sides for classic guitar are a great choice for your instrument.

BOTANIC NAME: Eucalyptus Globulus.

COMMON NAMES: White Eucalyptus

ORIGIN:  Tasmania.

DESCRIPTION:   Density 748-830 Kg/m3  Sapwood is pale grey/white, and heartwood is reddish brown or brown yellow light. Grain is interlocked with a medium texture. Low natural luster.

RECOMMENDATIONS: Store it at right temperature. Boards with interlocked grain frequently causes tear out during planning and other surfacing operations. Glues and finishes well.

DRYING: Many internal stresses and  drying difficulties. Wood tends to deform.

USES:  Guitar backs and sides . Laminate floor , railway sleepers.

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