Gabon Ebony - Diospyrus Crassiflora
Latin: Diospyrus Classiflora
Origin: Equatorial West Africa.
Other names are Gaboon Ebony, African Ebony, Nigerian Ebony, Cameroon Ebony. Usually jet-black, with little or no grain that's visible Some dark brown or grayish-brown streaks may be present. As a warning, because of its extremely high density, it can be difficult to work. It can even start to wear out cutters, but finishes well, and polishes to a high luster. It's used for many recognizable parts, such as piano keys, pool cues, intricate carvings and other artisans creations. 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. This hardwood takes glue well. Ebony can be polished to an excellent finish. Not all Ebony is all black. Pieces may have slight discoloration or streaking. Source Region: Gabon, Africa
PLEASE NOTE: In addition to our standard return policy conditions, all costs incurred to ship wood back to Atlas will be at the buyer's expense. The wood cannot be machined in any way, and must have our stamp on it. **Diospyrus Crassiflora cannot be exported. This product only ships within the USA. International orders containing Diospyrus Crassiflora will be cancelled.
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