As all varieties of Ebony, Green Ebony is a dense and hard tonewood perfect for headplates. This exotic and special tonewood has natural green tonalities that many luthiers love.
Take Green Ebony headplates for your classic guitar and get surprised by this wonderful wood with all the quality of Ebony specie.
BOTANIC NAME: Diospyros Durionoides
COMMON NAMES: 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.