What is Macassar Ebony Veneer?
Ebony Veneer is a beautiful black and dark brown wood veneer with bands of pale beige and yellow. It is an exotic and rare tropical hardwood and among the costliest of the wood veneers on the market. It has a mostly straight grain, with occasional waviness that only adds interest to its look. Ebony veneer finishes to an impressive smooth and high luster.
Other names: Macassar Ebony, Indian Ebony, Sri Lankan Ebony
Similar to: African Ebony
Color: Dark brown and black with bands or stripes of light beige or yellow
Source: Islands in Indonesia
Use: Beautiful and rare Ebony is the choice for special projects such as custom staircases, antique restoration and refinish, pool tables, jewelry boxes and humidors, musical instruments such as drums, guitars and pianos, libraries, country clubs, office interiors, and more.
Flat Cut Macassar Ebony Wood Veneer has beautiful lines that contrast in the tones of the wood. African Macassar Ebony veneer is by far the most used within the Ebony family. Woodworkers love this wood and use it for making musical instruments and even tool handles. Due to the unique grain patterns it is difficult to match sheets.
It is primarily found in The Celebes Islands and commonly known as Indian Ebony, Coromandel and Calamander Wood. It is also known as Madagascar, Tendu, Temru, Tunki and Timbruni.