Texas Ebony Block TE-561 1.75" x 1.75" x 8.2"

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Texas Ebony Block TE-561
1.75" x 1.75" x 8.2"
1.1 lbs.

This is a beautiful piece of Texas Ebony heartwood. We've cut it into spindles of 1 3/4" across and 8" long.   The grain on this piece is long and straight, with swirls around small and infrequent burl buds.  There is a thin sliver of creamy colored sapwood along one edge.

We have air-dried this Texas Ebony log for 5+ years.  Moisture content is 10-12%.  Janka hardness is 2820 lbf.  Density is 80 lb/ft3.  This wood is very dense and hard, one of the hardest available in North America.  The finished products are exquisite. 

This block has some end-grain checking (see close-up photo) and one crack that is larger.   The open crack near the block's label extends about 5 inches down the face of the block; we've discounted because of the crack.  The open crack will need epoxy or CA glue prior to turning.