As it happens with all Ebony types, Malaysian Blackwood or Green Ebony is a high density wood type so it has a great ability to reflect the acoustic box sound as just a few wood are able to do.
This wood also offers a particular beauty with green olive tones that makes any instrument special. Maderas Barber bets for those gorgeous woods who offer great quality sound too, that’s the reason we offer you these Green Ebony sides for quality acoustic guitars.
Additional Malaysian Blackwood information
BOTANICAL NAME: Diospyros Durionoides
COMMERCIAL NAMES: Green Ebony, Malaysian Blackwood
ORIGIN: Central America
DESCRIPTION:1000-1300kg/m3 density. The sapwood colour is white and the heartwood is black/dark brown with different shades of colours, but main one is olive green.
SUGGESTIONS: It can cause dermatitis, it’s recommended to keep it in a suitable temperature to prevent any crack.
DRYING: A special feature of this wood is that, even if it’s broken before it dries, it is possible that the crack closes again without any trace.
USES: Mainly for backs and sides, but also for fingerboards, bridges and headplates thanks to its properties.