4 Gabon Ebony Hardwood Blanks. Guitar Building, Necks, Sides & Backs, Pool Cues, Drum Sticks, Handles, Grips, Game Calls, Magic Wands, and so many other possibilities. 1,12"x1,1/2"x12.
All Ebony is not jet black, it may have brown or white inclusions on it. You will receive 4 similar pieces as shown. For your custom woodworking projects, Gabon Ebony w ood aka diospyros crassifora.Fully paraffin waxed to protect from defects. Extremely useful for magic wands, knife handles, game calls, pool cues, boat marine parts, fine furnitures, guitar headplates, necks, tailpieces, gun/knife handles, musical instruments and a variety of other turnings. Additional facts about Gabon/Gaboon Ebony. A very dense, very hard wood with straight to slightly interlocked grain. Gaboon ebony is believed to be the blackest wood that grows. Weight is about 63-64 lbs. Cameroon Ebony, Nigerian Ebony, etc. According to country of origin. This very dense timber has a good steam bending classification and very high bending and crushing strength, with high stiffness and resistance to shock loads.
This is a very hard wood to work with hand or power tools, with severe blunting effect on cutters. In planing, a reduced angle of 20 degrees is required when irregular grain is present, with an increase in in pressure bar and shoe pressures advised to prevent the wood from riding or chattering on cutters. Pre-boring is necessary for nailing and screwing. Takes glue well, and it can be polished to an excellent finish. Extremely resistant to preservative treatment.
Billets dry fairly rapidly and well with little degradation. Tool, cutlery and knife handles, door knobs, butt ends of billiard cues, piano and organ keys, violin and guitar finger boards, other musical instrument pieces, turning, fancy articles and inlay.The item "4 Gabon Ebony Lumber 1.5x1.5x12 Ebony Wood Blanks Knife Door Tool Handles Cues" is in sale since Wednesday, July 8, 2020. This item is in the category "Crafts\Home Arts & Crafts\Woodworking\Wood & Project Materials\Turning Blanks". The seller is "artistic-asia" and is located in East Amherst, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.