Polished Macassar Ebony Wood

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Black Ebony is an exotic species probably best known in it’s use for musical instruments.  Its amazing striped pattern of real blacks and dark chocolate browns is an irresistible draw for those who love wood.  Ebony finishes to a beautiful sheen, with limited time and effort, making it very high end looking.  This exotic wood is also known by the names Calamander Wood, and Variegated Ebony .  The picture above shows an entire wall and door crafted out of Macassar Ebony, which is a striped Ebony.

Information on macassar ebony is relatively limited. It is an ebony from India and the East Indies and varies in the colour and has such a dramatic appearance. There are 100’s of types of ebony worldwide, but most are only shrubs, and only one found of the species is found in North America called the persimmon tree, which is used in the manufacture of golf clubs.  The trees today are rare to find c0mpared to many years ago, and are much smaller than the size 20 year ago.

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