Madagascar Rosewood has been an enduring favorite for discriminating luthiers for many years now, but concerns about proper exportation out of Madagascar have curtailed availability. Rest assured that the wood we sell has passed all of our rigorous standards for legality and due diligence. That being said, no Rosewood currently shipping from Madagascar meets our standards (this wood was imported some time ago) and so continued availability is in question.
When these fingerboards are gone, there won't be anymore. The bass boards are perfectly suitable for steel string acoustic and electric guitars.