The Green Ebony offers a high density as well as all other kinds of Ebonies, which makes it perfect to reflect the sound of the acoustic box in a way that very few woods can do.
To this important quality, we must add its extraordinary beauty with a nice olive-green color which makes it a high demanded wood for luthiers and guitarists.
Discover the green Ebony backs for acoustic guitar from Maderas Barber, a very impressive wood that will not disappoint you.
BOTANICAL NAME: Diospyros Durionoides
COMMERCIAL NAMES: Green Ebony
ORIGIN: Central America
DESCRIPTION:1000-1300kg/m3 density. The sapwood color is white and the heartwood is black/dark brown with different shades of colors, 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.