East Indian Rosewood, Seasoned Dark
These sets have been seasoned in Canada, since the early 1990s, for over 25 or 30 years. They have been set aside for their exceptional color match of the back and sides and the dark color of the sets. Sets are sold individually.
East Indian Rosewood has long been a standard instrument wood, sought after for its fast response and full tonal resonance. It bends well though there is resistance due to its inherent stiffness, it seldom breaks or cracks, if bent properly ! It Planes , sands, and scrapes well. Its density will dull your tools, Keep sharpening! Wipe the join areas with Methyl Hydrate before gluing to remove surface resins that inhibit glue penetration.
These set were brought to Canada, Pre cites restrictions, Timeless cannot ship East Indian Rosewood outside of Canada.
Timeless acquired a large number of seasoned sets and holds them for Canadian builders! More will be presented as the pictured ones are sold.
If chosing thickness option , we use a thickness sander with 60 grit paper, so allow .010 to .015" over desired thickness , so you can scrap these scratches out.