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Each Binding/strip's Measurements is:
Length 31″ – 34″
Width – 7mm to 9mm or 1/4″
Thickness – 4- 5mm thickness or 0.15″ to 0.19"
You will get 10 Pieces in one package
EACH PIECES ARE AIR DRIED AND READY TO BE USED
This Binding Woods for Guitars is supplied by the Exotic Wood Zone which has a collection of some of the finest and high quality Luthier Tonewoods & exotic wood products. Our products are defect-free and we guarantee 100% product satisfaction. We are happy to answer your queries to serve you better.
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We Are Selling Different Species Of Bindings:
Common Names: Australian blackwood, Acacia blackwood.
Botanical Name: Acacia melanoxylon
Australian Blackwood/Acacia is easily worked with both hand and machine tools, though figured wood and pieces with interlocked grain can cause tearout. Australian Blackwood turns, glues, stains, and finishes well. Responds well to steam bending.
Common Names: African blackwood, Mpingo (Swahili)
Botanical Name: Dalbergia melanoxylon
African blackwood is very expensive, on par with true ebonies such as Gaboon Ebony in the Diospyros genus. Excellent for musical instruments. Color: completely black, with little or no discernible grain. Occasionally slightly lighter, with a dark brown or purplish hue.
Common Names: Limba, Black Limba, White Limba, Korina, Afara
Botanical Name: Terminalia superba
Distribution: Tropical western Africa
Easy to work with both hand and machine tools. Contains a small amount of silica, but blunting effect on cutters is usually small. Glues and finishes well. straight to slightly interlocked Grain
Botanical Name: Cordia spp.
Distribution: Mexico and Central/South America
Bocote is easily worked and machined with good results. The wood has a natural luster which adds beauty to its visual appeal. Likely to be somewhat expensive, close to other mid-to-high priced exotic hardwoods.
Common Names: Bubinga, Kevazingo
Botanical Name: Guibourtia spp. (G. demeusei, G. pellegriniana, G. tessmannii).
Distribution: Equatorial Africa
Bubinga may be loved as much for its quirky name as it is for its strength and beauty. Easy to work, Turns and finishes well.
Common Names: Chakte Viga, Paela, Aripin
Botanical Name: Coulteria platyloba (=Caesalpinia)
Distribution: Mexico and Central America
Despite its high density, Chakte Viga generally responds well to most machining operations, though interlocked grain can result in tearout. Turns, glues, and finishes well. Perhaps the closest relative to the more-famous Brazilwood (used for violin bows), Chakte Viga shares many of the same excellent acoustic properties.
Common Names: Chechen, Chechem, Caribbean Rosewood.
Botanical Name: Metopium brownei.
Chechen is also hard and dense, which allows the wood to polish to a high sheen without effort. Glues and finishes well, though because of its density and tendency to split, nails and screws should be pre-bored. Fairly easy to work.
Common Names: Black Cherry, Cherry, American Cherry.
Botanical Name: Prunus serotina.
Distribution: Eastern North America.
Cherry is known as being one of the best all-around woods for workability. It is stable, straight-grained, and machines well.
Common Names: Cocobolo, Cocobola, Cocabola.
Botanical Name: Dalbergia retusa.
Distribution: Central America
The wood is very durable and strong, with a fine texture. super beautiful, ranging in color from dark red to reddish brown, with straight to interlocked grain pattern. The hardness and density of wood produce a clear musical tone. Cocobolo Turning Blanks has a huge application in manufacturing musical instruments especially the guitar. Cocobolo works well in the production of guitar fingerboards, backs & sides, and employed in bass guitars too.
Common Names: East Indian Rosewood, Indian Rosewood, sonokeling
Botanical Name: Dalbergia latifolia.
East Indian Rosewood is native to the South Indian Peninsular region. The wood glues and finishes well as the final product. Hence, it’s essential to take care of during the working process. East Indian Rosewood has been used extensively on acoustic guitars. Also we have a huge collection of East Indian Rosewood Classical and Dreadnought Guitar Back and Side Sets.
Common Names: maple, tiger maple, flamed maple, rippled maple.
Botanical Name: Acer spp
Flame Maple produces bright and beaming sound when the rigid wood reflects against sound waves. The sounding quality is noticeable in acoustic flame maple guitars. Flame Maple is a popular choice as guitar drop tops. The wood had been used in guitar body and necks for long years.
Common Names: Gaboon Ebony, African Ebony, Nigerian Ebony, Cameroon Ebony.
Botanical Name: Diospyros crassiflora.
Distribution: West Africa
It’s a high-quality wood which is very hard and strong. This makes ebony as one of the highly demanded woods in the market. Ebony is rated as being very durable, with good resistance to termites and other insects. Finishes well, and polishes to a high luster. Responds well to steam bending. Check our amazing Gaboon Ebony Figured Guitar Sets and Fingerboard Blanks
Botanical Name: PLATYMISCIUM YUCATANUM
ORIGIN: CENTRAL AMERICA
Granadillo is an exotic wood that is bright red to reddish or purplish brown, with rather distinct stripes. The sapwood is clearly distinct from the heartwood, and is almost white in color. It is hard and superior to Teak and probably Mahogany. The wood is exceptionally heavy. It weighs much more than Hard maple or Teak in the green or seasoned condition. The density of the wood is very high.
Common Names: Hard maple, sugar maple, rock maple.
Botanical Name: Acer saccharum
Distribution: Northeastern North America
Hard maple ought to be considered the king of the Acer genus. Its wood is stronger, stiffer, harder, and denser than all of the other species of maple commercially available in lumber form. Fairly easy to work with both hand and machine tools, though slightly more difficult than soft maple due to hard maple’s higher density. Hard Maple turns, glues, and finishes well. In tree form, hard maple is usually referred to as sugar maple, and is the tree most often tapped for maple syrup.
Common Names: Honduran Mahogany, Honduras Mahogany,
American Mahogany, Genuine Mahogany, Big-Leaf Mahogany, Brazilian Mahogany.
Botanical Name: Swietenia macrophylla.
Distribution: From Mexico to central South America
Honduran Mahogany goes by many names, yet perhaps its most accurate and telling name is Genuine Mahogany. Not to be confused with cheaper imitations, such as Philippine Mahogany, Swietenia macrophylla is what most consider to be the real and true species when referring to “Mahogany.” Mahogany is the most commonly used tonewood in guitar production. Easy to work with tools and glues well. We have a huge collection of genuine Honduran Mahogany Guitar Back & Sides with affordable prices, Visit here for Classical Sets and Dreadnought Sets
Botanical Name: Terminalia elliptica (syn. T. tomentosa)
Distribution: Southern Asia (primarily India)
Laurel is a wonderful species that is found throughout the Americas. The California variety is particularly beautiful. It possesses a tremendous tap tone and always produces top of the line guitars. Rich overtones, brilliant trebles, lively and vibrant. It is relatively cheap when compared to woods that deliver similar sound at much higher costs like Blackwood or Brazilian rosewood. Generally easy to work, though sections with interlocked or irregular grain are more problematic. Turns and finishes well.
Botanical Name: Roupala montana (syn. R. brasiliense)
Distribution: Central and South America.
Has a very conspicuous flecking that gives this wood its namesake. The wood itself is a medium to dark reddish brown with grey or light brown rays, which resemble the spots of a leopard. Like other woods that exhibit the strongest figure in quartersawn pieces. Leopardwood glues and finishes well.
Common Names: Amazique, Amazoue, Mozambique, Ovangkol, Shedua
Botanical Name: Guibourtia ehie
Distribution: Tropical west Africa
Overall a fairly easy wood to work, Turns, glues and finishes well. This wood wins the award for the most commonly-used aliases, with no single name being predominant. When used in guitars, it’s most commonly referred to as Ovangkol. Most other woodworkers favor either Shedua or Amazique, while veneer is sometimes sold under the name Mozambique. Also luthierworkes, guitar makers loves ovangkol, here is the ovangkol guitar back & side sets we have:
Common Names: Purpleheart, Amaranth
Botanical Name: Peltogyne spp.
Distribution: Central and South America.
Purpleheart has excellent strength properties, and can be used in applications where strength is important. Purpleheart is rated as being very durable, and resists both decay and most insect attacks.
Distribution: North America.
Common Names: Black Walnut, Walnut
Botanical Name: Juglans nigra
Distribution: Eastern United States
Black Walnut is rated as very durable in terms of decay resistance, though it is susceptible to insect attack. Typically easy to work provided the grain is straight and regular.
Very popular and widely available, though board widths can sometimes be narrow. Considered a premium domestic hardwood, prices are in the high range for a domestic species. It would be hard to overstate Black Walnut’s popularity among woodworkers in the United States. We have huge collections of Walnut Lumbers, Turning Blanks, Guitar Back & Side Sets, Body Blanks.
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