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African Blackwood Avg Dry Wgt (?): 75 lbs/ft3 (1200 kg/m3) | Janka Hardness (?): 1700lbf (7562 N) | Specific Gravity (?): 1.20

African Blackwood Overview

LATIN: DALBERGIA MELANOXYLON  ORIGIN: EASTERN AFRICA

African Blackwood is an exotic wood native to Eastern Africa, and is also known as Mozambique Ebony or Senegal Ebony. It features a dark brown, even purplish heartwood with dark streaks. It is an extremely hard wood, strong and stiff, very stable, with a fine texture. Mainly used for custom pool cues, woodwind instruments, knife handles, walking sticks, and carving. African Blackwood is considered one of the world's finest woods for turning. It polishes very well to a smooth, lustrous finish.

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African Blackwood Exotic Wood

WOOD TYPE

Tropical Hardwood

TEXTURE

Extremely fine and even-textured

GRAIN PATTERN

Usually straight, but can be variable

HEALTH RISKS

Sneezing, asthma, conjunctivitis, acute dermatitis

COLOR

Dark brown, even purplish heartwood with black streaks

 

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African Blackwood Wood Blanks

Exotic Wood Blanks: Below you will find stock sizes of African Blackwood exotic wood blanks. To view all of the available sizes of African Blackwood please click the "All" link below.

QUANTITY SPECIES SIZE DRIED? PRICE  
African Blackwood <strong>African Blackwood - 3/4" x 3/4" x 6" </strong><br />-This is a stock photo and actual color or grain may vary- 3/4" x 3/4" x 6" Yes $2.20
African Blackwood <strong>African Blackwood - 1" x 1" x 6" </strong><br />-This is a stock photo and actual color or grain may vary- 1" x 1" x 6" Yes $3.30
African Blackwood 1-1/2" x 1-1/2" x 3" Yes $4.25
African Blackwood <strong>African Blackwood - 1/4" x 1-1/2" x 9" </strong><br />-This is a stock photo and actual color or grain may vary- 1/4" x 1-1/2" x 9" Yes $7.00
African Blackwood <strong>African Blackwood - 1" x 1" x 12" </strong><br />-This is a stock photo and actual color or grain may vary- 1" x 1" x 12" Yes $7.95

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African Blackwood Hand-Pick

Hand-Pick Exotic Wood Boards: What you see is what you get! Browse our ever-changing selection of African Blackwood exotic wood boards and hand-pick the one that suits your needs!

DESCRIPTION PRICE  

African Blackwood

2" x 2-1/16" x 12-3/16"

African Blackwood

PKK#:11942 African Blackwood | PKK#: 11942

$35.00 SOLD
 

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