Mexican Granadillo has a great success between luthiers in order to replace the prestigious and traditional Rosewood in fingerboards. The reason is due to the hardness and tonal quality of Mexican Granadillo, apart from its visual beauty: qualities very appreciated in this part of the Classic Guitar.
Check the infallibility of Mexican Granadillo Fingerboards for Classic Guitar of Maderas Barber, and all the advantages of this treasured American Wood.
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.