Sono Wood or commonly known as Rosewood is a premier timber species. The botanical name for Sono is Dalbergia latifolia.
Sono tree is a slow growing species that produce hard, durable, heavy Sono wood that. When properly cured, Sono wood is durable and resistant to rot and insects.
Sono Wood has a sweet smell when being worked on and the smell can persists for a long time.
Sono wood is highly prized throughout the world for its strength, high density and dark hue, it has been used for centuries for premium furniture making and cabinetry, in guitar bodies, as furniture, exotic veneer, carvings.
Besides the dark reddish hue, Sono wood also comes in yellow hue. The botanical name for yellow Sono is Dalbergia odorifera.