Like happens with all Ebony wood, Malaysian Blackwood has also a high density. Thanks to this quality, this wood can perfectly reflect the sound in the acoustic box of the instrument like a few woods can do. If we add its extraordinary beauty, in olive green colour, Green Ebony becomes in a very valued wood.
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Additional Malaysian Blackwood information
BOTANIC NAME: Diospyros Durionoides
COMMON NAMES: Malaysian Blackwood or 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.