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Gabon Ebony

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Gabon Ebony

  • Gaboon Ebony is typically known as African Ebony, or Diospyrus spp.
  • It is a hardwood that is also called Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon, Kribi, Gaboon, Madagascar, and Zaire Ebony.
  • This type of Ebony grows primarily in central to southern Africa.
  • Ebony is used for piano keys, musical instruments, turnery, inlay, novelties, billiard cues, brush backs, and cutlery handles.

-- from Woodbin
(modified 2014/09/06)

Greenheart

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Greenheart

  • Greenheart grows in Surinam, the Guayanas, and Peru, and is also known as South American Dark Wood.
  • It has a grain similar to quartersawn cherry.
  • Greenheart wood is greenish brown; the sap wookd is grey or pale yellow. wood comes from .

-- from Hardwoods of Yuma
(modified 2014/09/06)


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