With koa getting harder and harder to find, Australian Blackwood is becoming a warranted substitute.
- Member of the prized acacia family
- Grows around the world but best known to grow in Tasmania
- Very rich color with great variation from log to log
- Very versatile wood for projects ranging from musical instruments to fine furniture
- It can have very good figure ranging from birdseye to fiddleback curl
- Figure appears best on the quarter and is widely used in musical instruments