Academic name: Caesalpinia echinata
Aka Fernan Buko, Pernambuco, Pau Brazil.
This material is not popular in the guitar area but is heavy and strong wood that has used for a violin bow as its high elasticity.
As it is a legume family tree indigenous to Brazil just like Brazilian rosewood, we’ve tried some samples and found its uniqueness.
Smooth and mild, unlike hi-fi sound but gives mellow feeling on the guitar. It is a distinctive saddle that is quite different from the other