Machiche Back + Side Set - 007

  • WLS1BN|007
  • Lonchocarpus spp.
  • Thickness sanded
  • OM, 000, Classical

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Machiche Back + Sides Set - 007

With a look similar to Honduran Rosewood and a clear and vibrant sound, Machiche is ideally suited for crafting acoustic guitars. Its excellent tap tone, high density, and easy workability have made it a new favorite for steel string and classical builders.

Minimum Dimensions
Back halves: 8-1/4" x 22" x 0.155" (210mm x 559mm x 3.9mm)
Sides: 31-1/2" x 5" x 0.080" (127 x 800mm x 2mm)

Machiche, Lonchocarpus spp.
Hailing from Central America, Machiche is also referred to as Brazilian Cherry in some circles. With a combination of reds, light and dark browns and fine grainlines, Machiche has a beautiful look in between mahogany and rosewood.

Tonally, it's noted for its long sustain, and crisp attack, equally suited for both flat and fingerpicking. Like its appearance, the tone is also in between that of rosewood and mahogany. The vibrant response results in a guitar with excellent volume and expressiveness.

Machiche is hard and dense, working equally well with hand and machine tools. Once the pores are filled it finishes well, allowing you to highlight the grain and natural color.

Each bookmatched back and side sets are ready for you to start your build. When joined, they are large enough for an OM-sized or smaller guitar. Sides are unprofiled (rectangular) and unbent. Kiln-dried.


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