Striped Ebony

Striped Ebony is very similar to zebra award and has a striped appearance is reddish to light brown body with black stripes. This particular timber has small pores and a very fine texture sometimes with an interlocking grain although normally the grain is straight. The growth rings are indistinct and mineral deposits can be present. […]

November 17, 2014 Uncategorized Tags:

Where does Ebony timber come from?

Where does Ebony timber come from? That beautiful timber ebony that makes some of the most beautiful instruments in the world is cut from tropical trees found in parts of Asia and Africa it also comes from India and Ceylon. The timber has a distinctly black colour and has been prized since ancient Egypt in […]