CITES Approved Brazilian Rosewood Back & Sides Set
The Holy Grail of instrument woods, Brazilian Rosewood is the coveted hardwood by which all other tone woods in the World are judged. It is known for its sweet, fragrant aroma and incredible acoustical qualities. The rich, even color of Brazilian Rosewood can range from dark brown, brick red, orange, and even black. Rare on the World Market, this hardwood cannot be shipped outside of the USA. Our wood is cut from reclaimed stumps from trees that were cut in the 1960's and 1970's. This species is no longer available and once sold will be unavailable in the future. Our supply is nearly exhausted. These are special sets with the utmost quality and tap tone in all! Classic Brazilian Rosewood with CITES import papers! All are very old and dried to perfection! Please look at individual sets carefully as every set is unique and will have individual characteristics that may be challenging for some luthier's. Small pin holes are present in some and are considered normal for the species. USA only. Surfaced sanded smooth on both faces. 3-7/8" split on bottom center of board at lower bout. This should be able to be glued together without showing. Six penetrating pin holes within the template as shown in pictures. Nice colors and patterns. Reddish colors with darker black streaks. The sides have heavy black stripes. One side has a 1" rough edge that would require some special care if you need the full width.
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Note: this product cannot be shipped outside the US.