buy macassar ebony wood at hearne hardwoods inc


An extremely hard wood.  One of the finest hardwoods in the world.  Brown with black stripes, it can be used wherever a dark refined look is desired.  It can be found on dash boards of classic cars and in the staterooms of yachts.  Macassar Ebony is one of the favorite species of the legendary furniture maker Sam Maloof.

Characteristics of Macassar Ebony

Origin of Wood Type Indonesia, Asia
Botanical Name Diospyros celebica
Specific Gravity 1.09
Avg. Weight Per BF 5.67 lb/ bf
Color Range Dark Brown – Black, with Gold – Orange Streaks
Rarity / Availability Moderately Rare
Typical Avg. Width 2″ to 6″
Typical Avg. Length 3′ to 10′, sometimes longer available
Avg. Waste Factor 0.3
Wood Uses Cabinetry, Guitar Building / Instrument Making, Wood Turning, Wood Carving, Inlaying, Box Making, Veneer and many other uses
Lumber Grades Select and Better, Flitch, Veneer
Other Trade Names Indian Ebony, Coromandel, Calamander Wood, Tendu, Temru, Tunki, Timbruni

Macassar Ebony Lumber Detailed Pricing:

Thickness Grade Figure Type Grain Orientation Width Range Length Range Price Per BF
4/4 Select & Better None Flat Sawn 2.00″ to 6.00″ 24.00″ to 96.00″ $80.00
8/4 Select & Better None Flat Sawn 2.00″ to 6.00″ 24.00″ to 96.00″ $80.00
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Sample Pictures of Macassar Ebony

Please Note: The photos below are examples of the species and may no longer be products available for sale.

All pictures of wood that appear wet, have been sprayed with denatured alcohol to show the natural color.  We use denatured alcohol because it evaporates and does not affect the moisture content.