Gabon Ebony

Gaboon Ebony Lumber

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.

Description: 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.
Other Names: Cameroon Ebony, Nigerian Ebony, etc (name linked to African country of origin)
Origin: Africa
Working Properties: 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.
Mechanical Properties: Very good steam bending characteristics. Very high bending and crushing strength, with high stiffness and resistance to shock loads.
Janka Hardness: 3220

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