(Acacia Koa)

OTHER COMMON NAMES: Hawaiian Koa, Acacia
Note: Due to excessive usage this wood has become very scarce, which has driven the price ‘sky-high’ in recent years.


Koa Top & Back
(w/ Tiger Maple Core)
CR5V (Vintage Pro)
Figured Koa Top & Back
(w/ Maple Core & Center)
CR5VE (Vintage Elite)
Koa Center
(w/ Highly Figured Claro Walnut)
OriginHawaiian Islands
Avg. Weight (@ 6-8% moisture)3.4 Lbs per Bd. Ft.
Weight ClassificationMedium
Where Used on Smith BassesLaminated Top & Back Sets and Center Block
Tone Produced on Smith BassesSmooth Lows with Warm Mids
Stock AvailabilityLimited
Avg. Age of Wood in StockOld Stock (20+ Years)