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.
Quartered Macassar Ebony has the beautiful tones of the wood with a straighter grain. African Macassar Ebony veneer is the most widely used in the Ebony family. Its uses range from musical instruments to tool handles. Its unusual grain makes it difficult to get multiple sheets to match. If you are looking for sequenced sheets, please choose the Premium option. We will not be able to sequenced in the Standard veneer choice.
Macassar Ebony Wood Veneer is primarily found in The Celebes Islands. It can be known as Madagascar, Tendu, Temru, Tunki and Timbruni but is most commonly called Indian Ebony, Coromandel and Calamander Wood.