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What is Ebony Wood?

Ebony is a premium type of wood. It is the priciest and most demanding wood. There are various uses for ebony. It is renowned for its tremendous density, black hue, and longevity.

It is a substantial black hardwood that is primarily found on the continent of Africa. There is a species group for ebony. The number of actual ebony species included in the ebony families exceeds ten. All species are related but not identical to one another. They vary in terms of weight, Janka Hardness, grain pattern, and other attributes. It is mostly used in the production of high-quality furniture, musical instrument parts, and decorative items.

It is suited for use in furniture because of its excellent stability and durability. It differs from other hardwoods in a number of unique ways. Ebony Woods is renowned for producing high-quality cabinetry, inlays, musical instrument components, and ornamental items. 


Due to its density and severe blunting impact on cutting edges, it is generally difficult to deal with. It can be challenging to dry, and checks or other drying faults may appear. The wood works beautifully to turn items.


Due to its ability to store and sequester carbon, ebony wood is typically considered a sustainable wood. Despite being on the IUCN Red List, ebony wood species are not included in the CITES Appendices. In the last three generations, its population has fallen by around 20%.

Common Uses

High-end furniture, musical instrument production, including piano keys, production of natural wood veneers, sculptures, carving, and turned artefacts.

Our selection of walnut sawn timber includes:

  • Only round logs are offered
  • Ebony logs can be sawn upon request
  • Origin: Africa


Tree Size

50-100 ft (15-30 m) tall

Trunk Diameter

50-60 ft (15-18 m) tall

Janka Hardness

3,080 lbf (13,700 N)

Average Dried Weight

60 lbs/ft3 (955 kg/m3)


When working with it, ebony has a faint, slightly disagreeable smell.


It can occasionally be challenging to use small tools because of the erratic grain in some wood logs. In any other case, using an electric machine is simple.


Ebony wood has a straight grain, a delicate and homogeneous texture, and a good natural shine in almost all species. It effectively absorbs paint, polish, and stain


The IUCN Red List includes this wood species, which is also listed in CITES Appendix II (for Diospyros species from Madagascar). It is classified as endangered because exploitation has resulted in a population decline of more than 50% over the last three generations.


The drying procedure is time-consuming.


Ebony is renowned for its sturdiness as well. Ebony furniture has a lifespan of between 100 and 150 years with minimal maintenance.




The most expensive and valuable form of wood in the world is black ebony.

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