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Amaranth set 26.19

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€60,00

Set for classical and acoustic guitar 26.19.

Seasoned for 30 years.

Scientific names:

Peltogyne venosa, Peltogyne pubescens, Peltogyne confertflora, Peltogyne paninculata, Peltogyne purpurea, Peltogyne porphyrocardia.

Provenance:

Tropical America from Mexico to the Amazon and southern Brazil.

The sapwood is whitish in color, the heartwood in fresh wood is gray-brown and with aging it takes on a purple color. The texture is fine and medium with a grain that has streaks due to the controfilo.

Main uses

It is a particularly valuable wood, useful for fine cabinet-making works, turned objects, floors, and decorations. It is also suitable for shipbuilding and musical instruments.

 

Processing:

It is easy to work with except for some difficulties in the shank. It is easy to paint and a good gloss can be achieved with the necessary planing. The glue and nails hold well even if they require preliminary drilling.