January 10, 2012

Caoba = Honduran Mahogany

The scientific name for this wood is Swietenia humilis. The lumber and wood trades have long called it Honduras Mahogany or Mexican Mahogany. It is locally known as Caoba del Pacifico, Caoba del Honduras, Caobilla, Cobano, Caobilla.

Isla Percussions is the only drum manufacturer to provide Caoba/Honduran Mahogany for it's instruments. In Cuba this wood has been prized for decades for the sound it provides and has been used throughout the island for the best sounding musical instruments.

Isla Percussions makes instruments in this Caoba for a truly authentic and beautiful sound. Made for musicians by musicians.

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