Help identifying this Rosewood

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


  1. henry2513

    henry2513 Supporting Member

    May 9, 2011
    Los Angeles, Ca

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  2. HaMMerHeD

    HaMMerHeD

    May 20, 2005
    Norman, OK, USA
    Looks like garden variety East Indian to me.
     
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  4. 1958Bassman

    1958Bassman

    Oct 20, 2007
  5. pfox14

    pfox14

    Dec 22, 2013
    That's definitely East Indian rosewood (EIR). Probably the most common wood used for fingerboards.
     
  6. Hopkins

    Hopkins Supporting Member Commercial User

    Nov 17, 2010
    Houston Tx
    Owner/Builder @Hopkins Guitars
    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

    henry2513 Supporting Member

    May 9, 2011
    Los Angeles, Ca
    It is pretty, hopefully it will arrive sometime next week.