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Amazon rosewood guitar back and sides set AAA

Amazon rosewood guitar back and sides set AAA
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Our Price:  £195.00(Exc. 20% VAT)(£234.00 Inc. VAT)
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Amazon rosewood guitar back and sides set western size grade AAA

Dalbergia spruceana from Brazil

1050kg/m3

Photo is of a typical set.

This is not the same as the fabulous and famous rosewood from Brazil that has been banned from international trade. It is from the same genus and therefore has some of the same virtues. The colour is rich chocolate brown and dark. It is mostly plain in figure and is a little denser than Indian or Rio rosewood.

These sets have been cut from scarce old stock boards probably from the 1980’s.

All Dalbergia species are CITES listed and require a special permit for export. We regret that for practical reasons we are not able to supply this item to countries outside the EU.

AAA Quarter sawn wood or nearly so.

AA Wood that is quartered to one edge, (where the centre joint of the back will be ), gradually straying from the quarter ending up slab sawn at the opposite edge.

A Wood that is slab sawn, the main slab sawn area being approximately half way across the board.

* - One or more asterisks may be added to the grade mark to indicate wood that is aesthetically more pleasing or desirable by virtue of colour, intensity of figure or fineness of grain.

Back and sides sets are pre matched for colour and character.

Back and sides sets frequently are different grades for the back and the sides e.g. AAA sides and AA back. The valuation of these sets assumes the back and the sides each represent 50% of the value of a set and are then added together.

Western size backs 2pc 560mm x 205mm and up x 4mm
sides 2pc 830mm x 120mm and up x 3.5mm

Classic size backs 2pc 530mm x 190mm and up x 4mm
sides 2pc 780mm x 100mm and up x 3.5mm