Monkey pod (Pithecellobium saman)

Monkey pod (Pithecellobium saman) also known as saman, rain tree and monkeypod.It is native to the Neotropics. Its range extends from Mexico south to Peru and Brazil, but it has been widely introduced to South and Southeast Asia, as well as the Pacific Islands, including Hawaii.The heartwood tends to be golden to dark brown, sometimes with darker streaks. Sapwood is usually thin and yellow/white,Monkeypod is sometimes seen with highly figured curly or wild grain patterns.As a tonewood monkey pod resembles a very similar sound to mahogany.

Monkey pod back and sides set for acoustic set

Monkey pod back and sides set for acoustic set


  Monkey pod (Pithecellobium saman) Acoustic guitar Back and sides set Rough dimension.....

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