Gaboon Ebony Inlay Strip Pack #3, Unique Item # 4267

3/4" x 1.75-3.75" x 12-15"
1.17

Gaboon Ebony Inlay Strip Pack #3, Unique Item # 4267

$160.00 ea.

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Gaboon Ebony Inlay Strip Pack #3, Unique Item # 4267

Various sizes of Gaboon Ebony. Pieces can/will have cracks/checks or other defects.
 
Why Choose Ebony?

Very difficult to dry, but very stable after seasoning. Hard and heavy with a very fine texture. Takes a high glossy finish. Saw dust may irritate some people.

What Size Is This?
Thickness 3/4"
Width 1.75-3.75"
Length 12-15"
Quantity 1.17
Approximated, actual size may vary +/- 1/8"

About Ebony (Diospyros spp)

Weight

5.5

lbs /Bd. Ft.
53.63% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

3220

Janka Rating
149.61% harder than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.82

Specific Gravity
28.12% more dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Somewhat Difficult 8/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
V. Fine 1/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Easy /10
Red Oak

map of where Ebony tree grows
Ebony is a wood from Africa

Very difficult to dry, but very stable after seasoning. Hard and heavy with a very fine texture. Takes a high glossy finish. Saw dust may irritate some people.

color of Ebony
Color Range
Generally jet black but may feature faint yellowish or brown streaks.
the Ebony tree
What's The Tree Like?
A meager tree that can grow to a height of 50-60 feet with a 24" trunk diameter.
other names for Ebony
Other Names
Gaboon Ebony, African Ebony, Black Ebony, Mgiriti, Msindi, Omernowa, Kanran, Nyareti, Kukuo, Gaboon
uses for Ebony
Some Typical Uses
Handles, inlay, accessories, veneers, musical instruments
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