What particular type of rosewood does Skervesen use on their necks?

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  1. Decon87

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    I've been planning a build for a little while now and I'm really into the 5pc Rosewood/Ebony neck design that you see on a lot of Skervesen guitars. I've noticed though that the rosewood Skervesen uses on their necks seems way lighter and more figured than rosewood you typically see used on fretboards/necks. The rosewood they use is almost a tan and sometimes even reddish color.

    Does anybody know exactly what type of rosewood they use and where to get your hands on some? Some example pics below:

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    That looks like Pau Ferro to me. It isn't rosewood.
     
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    If I'm not mistaken, Pau Ferro is a type of rosewood. There are many different rosewoods. That could be just one of those types.
     
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    Maybe Ovangkol? I have an acoustic with Ovangkol back and sides, and it has similarly pronounced grain patterns. My acoustic is a bit lighter in color though. IIRC Ovangkol is supposed to be similar to rosewood, or part of the same family, or something, I forget.
     
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    pau ferro is a rosewood. It is bolivian rosewood.
     
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