Padouk Guitar Top


Padouk – Pterocarpus Soyauxii

Padouk has been the top tone wood of choice for western guitar makers for years. It is a species of Pterocarpus in the family Fabaceae, native to central and tropical west Africa, from Nigeria east to Congo-Kinshasa and south to Angola. It is a tree growing to 27–34 m tall, with a trunk diameter up to 1 m with flaky reddish-grey bark.


  • Planned to smooth finish
  • Air dried
  • Strong and Durable
  • Good Tone & Resonance
  • Rich red grain


Inches mm
Width 8.464 215
Length 21.259 540
Thickness 0.314 8-10
Moisture Content 7.5%

Additional information

Weight 0.800 kg

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