Malaysian Blackwood

As well as the other Ebonies, Malaysian Blackwood or Green Ebony is a very hard and dense wood, ideal for Archtop guitar headplates. Malaysian Blackwood is perfect for it with these greenish and different wood.

Find out in Maderas Barber our Malaysian Blackwood or Green Ebony headplates for Archtop guitars.

Additional Malaysian Blackwood information

BOTANIC NAME: Diospyros Durionoides

COMMON NAMES: Malaysian Blackwood, Green Ebony

ORIGIN: Central America.

DESCRIPTION:   Density 1000-1300 Kg/m3 . Sapwood is white and heartwood is black/brown with stripes in different tones but mainly green olive colour.

RECOMMENDATIONS: Store it at right temperature to prevent cracks. Can cause skin problems.

DRYING: An uncommon characteristic of the green ebony , if it cracks before drying process it is possible that after drying the crack seals disappearing without a trace.

USES: Guitar backs and sides and also fingerboards, bridges and headplates.

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