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Grain Pattern

Ebony (African)

Ebony (African)
Ebony (African) Ebony (African)
Product Code: Ebony (African)
Availability: In Stock
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Diospyrus crassiflora
Family: Ebenaceae

Southern Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon and Zaire


This timber has very high bending and crushing strength, with high stiffness and resistance to shock loads. This is a very hard wood to work with hand or machine tools, with severe blunting effect on cutting edges. Gluing is good, and it can be polished to an excellent finish.


Tool, cutlery and knife handles, piano and organ keys
Applications Carving,Musical Instruments,Knife Handles
Colour Black
Grain Pattern Even
Workability Challenging

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