Macassar Ebony

Macassar Ebony is one the rising woods nowadays, it’s suitable for guitar bridges due to its hardness and excellent sound qualities. It also has an amazing exotic Asian style pattern that makes it a magnificent wood.

Maderas Barber bets on different and unique quality, so we believe Macassar Ebony bridges will not let you down.

BOTANICAL NAME: Diospyros Celebica


DESCRIPTION:1000-1300kg/m3 density. The grain is thin and it also can be straight or intertwined. The sapwood colour changes from white to pale grey, the heartwood colour is black and depending on the specimen it can have light grains or a contrast between almost white areas and the black wood, or a uniform black colour.

SUGGESTIONS: It’s very important to watch the place humidity where it’s stored to not cause wood imperfections. It is also recommended to work the wood with very sharp tools.

DRYING: Drying speed is slow, there’re high risks of deformations or cracking during and after the drying process.

USES: Similar to the Amara Ebony, it’s usually used for the sounding board, but it can also be

used for fingerboards.

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