This high quality Ebony air dried in billets for over 10 years and was recently cut into lumber. The lumber is air dried to approximately 10-15% moisture. Gabon Ebony is highly sought after for its dark color. This is very high quality material with excellent color. A minor surface check, slightly rounded corner edge, or machete edge may be present. When working Ebony, seal all cuts immediately to prevent checking. Lumber may have wax sealed ends. Create something truly amazing with this rare African gem. This piece has checks, please see pictures for details.