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“I just wanted drop you guys a thank you note. I ordered a khaya back/sides set and some brace wood from you folks and had it on my front porch within three days. The wood is beautiful, the price was fair, and your service is most impressive. Thanks!"

Steve - Glendora, CA

Granadillo

BSGranadilloWGRENJ700Platymiscium yucatanum

Granadillo is a relatively new wood to American guitar making but is fairly common in South America. It is non-porous, straight grained, very dense, and has a ringing, bright tap tone. It works easily but can dull tools a bit, has a medium to fine texture, and finishes well. The reddish brown color will darken to a brick color over time much like Honduran rosewood. It is sure to become popular for steel string guitars.

On occasion we may downgrade a Granadillo set to second grade for any of the following reasons: slabsawn, unevenness of color and/or figure, small, solid pin-knots. These second grade sets make fine sounding instruments with great character at a great price.
See an example of a  2nd grade set.

 

Back & Sides Dimensions
Wood Grading article
Figured Wood Terms


SKU Product Name In Stock Each  
BSGR1SS B & S, Granadillo, steel string
Yes $97.50