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pao ferro

Discussion in 'Ask Mike Watt [Archived]' started by dfreeman, Sep 5, 2002.


  1. This might seem like a dumb question, but what exactly is a pao ferro fingerboard? :confused:
    Doug
     
  2. dhuffguitars

    dhuffguitars Luthier/Bass Wanker depending on your opinion

    Sep 18, 2001
    SPOKANE WA
    it is a type of rosewood
     
  3. watt

    watt TalkBass Pro Supporting Member

    doug,

    it's an exotic hardwood, used for fretboards.


    pao ferro - bolivia
    (swartzia madagascariensis)

    http://www.eisenbran.com/images/PauFerro.jpg

    (picture of some at above link)



    on bass, watt


    p.s. thanks, darrin!