Rosewood, East Indian, FC
East Indian Rosewood, Indian Rosewood
Has a medium texture and fairly small pores. The grain is usually narrowly interlocked.
Heartwood of East Indian Rosewood can vary from a golden brown to a deep purplish brown, with darker brown streaks. The wood darkens with age, usually becoming a deep brown.
Notes of Interest
East Indian Rosewood has been used extensively on acoustic guitars since the mid 1960s as a substitute for the now-endangered Brazilian Rosewood.