Cocobolo (Dalbergia retusa )
Origin: Central America, Pacific Coast
Cocobolo is a tropical hardwood that carries sunrise hues of red, yellow, pink, and black, occasionally streaked with green, purple, and blue. In some boards, a creamy white sapwood borders the colorful heartwood.
Cocobolo is dense and stiff. with a fairly bright tone. Sonically, it resonates deep on the low end, and yet provides clear precise trebles. It has a great responsive attack, with good sustain. It exhibits strong resonance and rich overtones
Cocobolo suits most playing styles and suits guitarists who desire a Rosewood sound with a little more brilliant high end treble.
The 800 Series Lindsay Marcus Guitars come in FIVE Bodies.
811 - Dreadnought Body
812 - Grand Auditorium (GA) Body
813 - Orchestra Model (OM) Body
814 - J45 Sloped D Body
817 - Fan Fret / Multi Scale Body
Bodies are available in a FULL BODY configuration or with optional Sharp Florentine (CF) or Soft Venetian (CV) CUTAWAYS and with optional SUNBURST (SB) or NATURAL (N) Tops.