It is a dense wood and tonally responsive; it has many of the same sonic properties as rosewoods. You can expect a bright, responsive high end with a well defined low end.
Backs: 21 3/4" by 8" to 7" by .120" **There is one knot spike on each side of the lower bout. These are stable and easily fixed with wood dust and CA glue or epoxy. A set of this quality would normally be $450**