Amara Ebony

Amara Ebony is a very interesting exotic option for acoustic guitar bridges. It has a high density so its used is recommended to hold the strings tension. Is a very unique and beautiful wood thanks to the red, green and black colours of it.

Discover this Asian wood for acoustic guitar bridges in Maderas Barber.

BOTANICAL NAME: Diospyros Malabarica



DESCRIPTION: 1100-1300 kg/m3 density. The sapwood hastones that go from white to reddish brown. Heartwood is dark, with different shades of black and some bright lines and green tones.

SUGGESTIONS: It’s slightly easier to work with than Makassar Ebony; still its durability requires very powerful equipment and a perfect sharpening.

DRYING: Drying has to be slow to avoid cracking and deformations.

USES: It’s mainly used for sounding boards, backs and sides due to its acoustic properties.

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