buy macassar ebony wood at hearne hardwoods inc

MACASSAR EBONY WOOD

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′
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 Pricing