Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
Hard and heavy with a very fine texture, typically displays a stripe pattern of black and tan. Takes a high glossy finish. Saw dust may irritate some people.
Ebony Macassar grows in Southeast Asia
Color RangeBlack with yellowish or reddish brown streaks.
Other NamesIndian ebony, Camagon, Tendu, Coromandel, Temru, Calamander wood, Tunki
Some Typical UsesHandles, high end furniture, inlay, accessories, veneers, musical instruments
What's the Tree Like?The small tree attains an average height of about 50 feet, and a diameter of about 16 inches. Boles are often straight and clear from branches for 8 to 15 feet.
6lbs /Bd. Ft.
Woodworking with Ebony Macassar:
Ease of Finishing