Sinker Redwood

Sequoia sempervirens
USA

Sinker redwood is a prized tonewood that produces a highly resonant rich sound with warm undertones. The wood is harvested from giant aged redwood trees that have been hidden for more than a century at the bottom of the riverbeds of Californian rivers. Mud and water rich in minerals give instrument made from sinker redwood a unique sound and wide variety of colors.