A distinctive, rare, true Ebony, Black White Ebony originates from Southeast Asia and Laos. By definition, Ebony has no hue, but rather contains neutral colors like black or white. This special variety has inky black variegations flowing through pale milky white. It is an incredible wood with amazing color contrast. The wood density ranges from .67 to 1.02 depending on the coloration. It is excellent for turning and for use in fancy articles. When turned or finish sanded on boxes it is possible to obtain a high glass-like natural polish. Diospyros embryopteris.
Air dried. Will need to be surface sanded. The force need to lay them flat will be significantly less with at finished thickness. These have been hand selected for fine, intricate grain and superb color.
W28491: Tight, beautiful black lines! 1/16" twist that will easily lay flat.
W28492: 1/16" bow that will easily lay flat. 2" end check about an inch below the white number sticker. You will need to work with this. It is about 1/8" deep. Good for Ukulele fingerboards, knife scales, bookmatched head plate, etc.