Cocobolo 3" x 6" x 6"
Cocobolo (Dalbergia sp) can be seen in a kaleidoscope of different colors, ranging from yellow, orange, red, and shades of brown with streaks of black or purple. The color turns deep orange red with exposure. It is a hard and heavy wood with irregular grain with a medium fine texture....
- Central America
- Hard and heavy wood
- Medium fine texture
- Excellent turning properties
Articles & Blogs
Mention cocobolo to a group of luthiers, and you’ll likely get knowing nods and smiles. A renowned tonewood prized by instrument makers worldwide, this dense, tropical lumber is also a beautiful substitute for the rare Brazilian rosewood traditionally used for many guitar bodies. Sometimes called Nicaraguan rosewood, cocobolo is, in fact, a true member of the rosewood family.
beautiful wood but I had an allergic reaction to the dust that lasted two weeks. Not allergic to anything else in my life. Use caution and a respirator.