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Figured imbuya guitar back and sides WAAA* no 5

Figured imbuya guitar back and sides WAAA* no 5
 Figured imbuya guitar back and sides WAAA* no 5Figured imbuya guitar back and sides WAAA* no 5 
Our Price:  £110.00(Exc. 20% VAT)(£132.00 Inc. VAT)



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Figured imbuya guitar back and sides set Western size grade WAAA*

Phoebe porosa from Brazil


Photo is of Figured imbuya set number 5.

The export of Imbuya from Brazil seems not to have been possible for some time. We occasionally find old stock boards and they remind us of the wonderful variation of figure that this specie produced.

Imbuya was also sold under the name 'Brazilian walnut' and to some extent it resembles good examples of European walnut. In time it takes on a much darker colour as can be seen in these guitar sets.

Full western size.

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