Amara Ebony is a very interesting option for this part of the classic guitar: it has a very high density perfect for the tension and the transmission of the vibrations.
Besides, it is a tonewood with a surprising appearance which combines red, green and black tonalities. Don’t miss the opportunity of discover these great Amara Ebony bridges for classic guitar.
BOTANIC NAME: Diospyros Celebica
COMMON NAMES: Amara Ebony
DESCRIPTION: Density 1100-1300 Kg/m3. Sapwood colour goes from white to reddish brown. Heartwood is dark with different black colours with some bright stripes and green colour. Compare to the Makassar Ebony it is more opaque and less shinny.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Tends to be difficult to work with due to its high density. Blunting effect on cutters. It is slightly easier to work with than the Makasssar Ebony.
DRYING: Drying process must be slow to prevent cracks. Wooden parts can become deformed.
USES: Guitar backs and sides.