Woodcraft Woodshop - Ebony, Macassar 3/4" x 3" x 24"
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Macassar ebony (Diospyros celebica) has a dramatic striped appearance, somewhat similar to Zebrawood. Dark brown to black heartwood with contrasting bands of yellow to golden brown. Very hard,...
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Macassar ebony (Diospyros celebica) has a dramatic striped appearance, somewhat similar to Zebrawood. Dark brown to black heartwood with contrasting bands of yellow to golden brown. Very hard, dense, and heavy, it can be very brittle at its heart. The wood is excellent for turning. Has a dulling effect on cutters. The grain is usually straight but tear-out may occur on pieces that have interlocked or irregular grain. Used for high-end cabinetry, inlay work, musical instruments, or decorative applications. Southeast Asia.
Due to the nature of wood movement, shrinkage and expansion are possible. Please measure each piece carefully before starting any project.Wood is a product of nature, and as such, no two pieces are alike to start with, while the same wood growing in different locales can vary greatly even though it is the exact same species.Thin Stock. The thin stock is cut to size from quality, kiln-dried stock. Dimensions are +/- 1/8" of size listed.Carving and Turning Blocks. Blocks are sawn to +/- ¼" of size listed.Plywood. Sizes are nominal. Dimensions are +/- 1/8" of size listed.
- Striped appearance
- Fine texture
- Excellent for turning