Macassar Ebony

Macassar Ebony Lumber

Macassar Ebony Lumber

Botanical Name: Diospyrus Celebica

Macassar Ebony grows in countries which line the Indian Ocean. This far reaching exotic hardwood is great for turning and is used to create beautiful walking sticks, decorative inlay, musical instruments, billiard cues.

Buy Macassar Ebony wood for sale from Advantage Trim & Lumber Company.

Description: Heartwood color ranges from dark brown to black with greyish-brown, yellow-brown or pale brown streaks. Straight grained with some areas showing irregular or wavy patterns. Fine and even texture.
Other Names: Indian Ebony, Coromandel, Tendu, Temru, Timbruni, Tunki
Origin: From Madagascar to the Philippines
Working Properties: Difficult to work with hand or power tools with a severe blunting of cutting edges. Pre-drilling is required for nailing. Gluing is difficult. Takes an excellent finish.
Mechanical Properties: A very heavy, dense, and hard wood. Heartwood tends to be brittle, and this species is used mostly for decorative purposes, where strength properties are of minor importance.
Janka Hardness: 3250

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