Ebony is found geographically in Equatorial West Africa and is a very dense wood. It is typically jet-black but can have occasional chocolate brown seams. It is very pleasing to the eye and is popularly used for decorative purposes.
Along with its extreme hardness, strength, weight, density, and durability, ebony is also resistant to attack. Piano keys and other musical instruments, cutlery and tool handles, decorative carvings, and turnery make up a fair amount of Ebony’s uses. The wood of ebony is used as firewood because it burns even in moist conditions.
Appearance: shows a uniform jet-black or black-brown color,.
Grain: ranges from straight to slightly interlocked, or even moderately curly.
Characteristics: durable, hard, dense.
Janka Hardness: 3220
Janka Hardness: 3684
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