Ebony has arrived and is now available to purchase. Please keep in mind that our supplies are limited, so if you are interested in a specific size or quantity please call us as soon as possible. We are happy to answer all your questions regarding Ebony.
Gabon Ebony (or Black Ebony) is a very dense, very hard wood with straight to slightly interlocked grain and a fine texture. Gabon Ebony is believed to be the blackest wood that grows. It is necessary to pre-bore black ebony for nailing and screwing and this hardwood does takes glue well. Ebony can be polished to an excellent finish.
*Please Note: Not all Ebony is all black. Pieces may have slight discoloration or streaking.
Typical Uses: Tool, cutlery and knife handles, door knobs, butt ends of billiard cues, piano and organ keys, violin and guitar finger boards, other musical instrument pieces, turning, fancy articles and inlay.
Source Region: Africa ~ Gabon or Cameroon