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<h1>Ebony wood supplier</h1>

Our Madagascar sister company presently supplies ebony wood only in full container loads. We are working on resolving logistical constraints that prevent us to satisfy wholesale and retail orders in less than container loads, which is presently not feasible.

EBONY WOOD : Diospyros crasiflora & gracilipes

Ebony wood - Distribution : north western part and eastern coast of the Island of Madagascar. Medium size tree 12-15 meters tall, diameter of 30-40 cm, found in dense tropical forest, predominantly in high humidity areas.

Ebony wood - Timber : the heartwood is perfectly black, with sometimes white streaks. The grain is extremely fine, almost invisible. The timber is hard with a density from 0.9 to 1.1 t/m3. The sapwood is wide, of white or light yellowish colour.

Ebony wood - Seasoning : in small dimensions, dries fairly quickly and well with little tendency to split or distort.

Ebony wood - Uses : for inlays, top quality joinery, sculptures, in stringed instruments for fingerboards, chin rests, pegs and bow parts.


Ebony wood supplier, did you know that African Blackwood is a totally non-porous timber and therefore a higher quality alternative to fingerboards, and pegs not only for guitars but also for double basses, cellos, viola or even violins!

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