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Ebony (African)

Ebony (African)
Ebony (African) Ebony (African)
Product Code: Ebony (African)
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EBONY
Diospyrus crassiflora
Family: Ebenaceae

Distribution:
Southern Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon and Zaire


Properties

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.

Uses

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

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