Scientific Name: Diospyros celebica
Heartwood: reddish with brown streaks
Widths: 3 – 7.5″
Lengths: 7 – 10′
Qty 1 = 1 Board Foot
Minimum Purchase of 10BF
Macassar Ebony Lumber is also known as Striped Ebony. The woods heartwood is black with reddish or brown streaks. Sometimes it can be grey-brown, pale brown or yellowish brown. Also the color of the grain is usually straight and furthermore can be wavy or irregular.
Macassar Ebony Wood has a fine texture, as a result giving the wood a distinctive metallic lustre. Macassar Ebony lumber is dense, hard and heavy. The principal use of Ebony is high-end cabinetry, billiard cues, musical instruments, veneers. It is also popular to make small specialty items like pens and knife handles.
Macassar Ebony Lumber
We stocks FAS grade Macassar Ebony Lumber that is kiln dried and comes in a rough state at 15/16 of an inch. The scientific name is “Diospyros Celebica” and weighs approximately 5.95 pounds per board foot.
For specific widths & lengths please add size requests in order notes at checkout.
S2S&SL1E ( 13/16″ or 3/4″)
S4S you name it
Macassar Ebony Lumber Characteristics
Currently our stock is 7 foot to 10 foot tall. This wood is expensive and most customers are looking for consistency in their buy. So we have decided to sell these boards as whole pieces. We most likely will not cut these boards into sections for small quantity orders. Please contact us for board specific images, sizes for full descriptive details.
Macassar Ebony Wood is difficult to work with, due to its high density. Pre-boring is always required for nailing and screwing. Macassar Ebony Lumber has a severe blunting effect on cutting edges. Also the glueing properties of this lumber rates as satisfactory to difficult. This wood is excellent for turned objects, veneers and has the potential for a first class finish.
If your interest in more of the details on how they grade lumber you read all about it in NHLA Rules Book.
Rough, S2S & SL1E, S4S
All stocked items will ship or be ready for will call 1-2 business day after purchase. Multiple purchases can be combined for lower shipping rates. Please contact Cherokee Wood Products for shipping quotes to AK, HA & Canada. Additional charges apply for shipping to PO Boxes & APO/FPO/DPO. Please contact Cherokee Wood Products for more details. We reserve the right to change shipping carriers to provide you the lowest shipping rate available. You may provide your own carrier. For over sized loads and large quantities please contact Cherokee Wood Products Customer Service for the most accurate shipping rate. Contact Us