All varieties of Ebony are dense and hard, and Green Ebony isn’t an exception. Its proprieties are perfect for the construction of classic guitar bridges due to its great transmission of sound and resistance to wear.
If we add its extraordinary beauty, in olive green color, Green Ebony becomes a very valued tonewood.
Discover the exclusivity of this Green Ebony bridges for classic guitar in Maderas Barber: a wood which will not disappoint you.
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.