Black & White Ebony

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. The scientific name of this species is Diospyros embryopteris. Air dried for 2 years. Most pieces still have some residual moisture. Bug holes & small surface checks are present in most. All of this is A Grade, better than average material. Completely wax sealed. W26524: Check out end grain picture! Incredible black streaks! 2" end check. Planer skip on one face. 6" end check that starts where the W# sticker is on picture. This would work for acoustic guitar backs, bass, electric guitar tops, or rifle stocks.
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