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Figured Macassar Ebony!!!!

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I was in my local woods shop last week and noticed they had a shipment in of macassar ebony, which they don't usually have. Ecstatic, I looked through the stock. There was just ONE board that was absolutely gorgeous, impeccable, even looked like it had a light quilt to it. Since i wanted macassar for one of my upcoming projects, I bought the sucker. It was a little thick so i had it resawn into these two boards...

Each measures 4" x 42" x 1/4" just enough for 2 guitar fingerboards, a bass fingerboard, and a nice headstock laminate.


and a close up of the "quilt/curly" type pattern


So my question is this, when I dampen the board down, the quilt is invisible, granted, the board still looks amazing, but i was wondering if ebony can go unfinished or not. I would like this pattern to show up on the guitars.

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