Gaboon Ebony Lumber
Botanical Name: Diospyrus Crassiflora
Gaboon ebony is extremely dense and durable. It is used primarily to create wonderful pieces of cutlery handles, door knobs, pool cues, piano and organ keys, violin, guitar finger boards, and decorative inlay.
Buy Gaboon Ebony wood for sale from Advantage Trim & Lumber Company.
All hardwood lumber is sold by the board foot. A minimum order of 100 board feet for online orders is required. All orders will be fulfilled with random length and width boards. Do you need custom sized boards? Please call 1-877-232-3915
||This exotic hardwood offers a very dark, practically black heartwood. It is very dense and hard wood with grain that is straight to slightly interlocked. Texture is very fine.
||Cameroon Ebony, Nigerian Ebony, etc (name linked to African country of origin)
||Difficult to work with hand or power tools with a severe blunting effect on cutters. A reduced angle of 20 degrees is required whenever irregular grain is present. Pre-drilling is required for nailing and screwing. Takes glue well, and it can be polished to an excellent finish.
||Very good steam bending characteristics. Very high bending and crushing strength, with high stiffness and resistance to shock loads.