Select Tasmanian Blackwood gets its grade name because the boards are clear Vertical cut.. There may be light curl in the odd set, but if you are looking for figured wood you should check out our Curly Tasmanian Blackwood. You won't be disappointed. Acaica Melanoxylon is denser and more resonant then its "cousin" acaica Koa.
Acacia Melanoxylon: Tasmanian Blackwood is dense and resonant . It is grown sustainably in Tasmania.
The Sound: Tasmanian Blackwood has a bright resonant response, an excellent alternative to rosewood. It has the sweetness of Koa & Mahogany. a wonderful sound cross of the traditional woods.
Our supplier, Robert McMillan of Tasmanian Tonewoods cuts sustainably. It can be shipped across all borders freely. Tasmanian Blackwood is still growing in popularity in North America. Mainly because it is not widely supplied here. This is why we are offering it. Popularity will likely increase as Taylor Guitars rolls out new models with Tasmanian Blackwood. You can see their opinion of it yourself Right Here.
Click the set you like to examine further or purchase, all sets are sold individually on a first come first serve basis. We do our best to pull sets off as they sell and appreciate your grace in advance if the set you desire is unavailable when you order it. Thank you.
Back - 3/16" x 8.2" x 24"
Side - 3/16 x 5 1/8" x 32"
Click the set you like to examine further or purchase, all sets are sold individually on a first come first serve basis.
Dick Phillips and his excellent Tasmanian Blackwood build:
David and Co.,
I thought you might like to see what the completed guitar kit looks
like. You provided some lovely woods and I am really excited about
how well the guitar turned out. It is beautiful and it sounds
wonderful too. Thank you again for selecting such exceptional wood
for the guitar kit. Also the templates and waist markings were very
Thank you again for a wonderful kit. I made it for my wife and she
thanks you too.