Tonewood - Woods for musical instruments
We search, select and process African Blackwood and Mopane for the manufacturing of woodwind instruments and as luthiers' woods for backs and sides of guitars and fingerboards. Pink ivory, Wild Olive and Tamboti are South African hardwoods sought as turnery blanks; together with exotic flooring, they are complementary products and activities to our musical instrument woods.
African blackwood - Exotic woods
Quality African Timbers - Prosono locates, selects and processes precious african timbers of the best quality for the making of musical instruments. Timbers are supplied from our joint-ventures, private and public companies in Southern Africa and Madagascar.
ProSono makes you enjoy the following benefits:
A permanent source of supply of top quality African Blackwood, (dalbergia melanoxylon), the timber of excellence for the manufacture of woodwind instruments.
Mopane for those makers of woodwindinstruments that need a quality alternative at an affordable price.
Highly rated turnery woods, pink ivory, wild olive and sandalwood also called tamboti. Others specie are presently under evaluation.
Two additional African tone woods, ebony and palissandre, which are the standards in their particular use in stringed and woodwind instruments.
A sizeable stock of rested musical grade parts and sets, for clarinets, bagpipes, oboes, flutes, English horns, in all common sizes, kept in a controlled environment for up to five years. Johannesburg is at 1.600 meters above sea level. It enjoys a dry climate year around.
Flexible logistics enable us to ship less than container a load (LCY) at competitive rates. Clients can be reached anywhere in the world within a few weeks.
Unique Master grade, guitars backs and sides of African Blackwood, Pink ivory, Mopane Colophospermum and Palissandre of Madagascar.
Solid, exotic floorings that create high class atmosphere in reception areas, board-rooms, restaurants, lounges and African settings. Quality hand-made items like tea trays, cutting and cheese boards.
The proximity of the timbers resources, as well as our industrial set-up in South Africa, essential for quality processing, enable us to offer parts and sets of precious acoustic timbers of top quality at affordable prices. We can provide references of satisfied customers in more than 30 countries, worldwide.