Help identifying this Rosewood

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by henry2513, Jan 15, 2014.


  1. henry2513

    henry2513 Supporting Member

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  2. HaMMerHeD

    HaMMerHeD

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    Looks like garden variety East Indian to me.
  3. 1958Bassman

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  4. pfox14

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    That's definitely East Indian rosewood (EIR). Probably the most common wood used for fingerboards.
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  6. Hopkins

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    Its not red enough to be cocobolo. It's most likely Indian rosewood. What is important is that it is a good looking fretboard.
  7. henry2513

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    It is pretty, hopefully it will arrive sometime next week.

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