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Old 02-05-2011, 09:00 PM
nmckenzie nmckenzie is offline
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Sitka, Alaska
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First, do nothing...literally. Ebony is a very fickle wood. Let the block acclimate to its new environment...temp and humidity and such...before exposing any further surface area. Some months down the line do some preliminary shaping, then wait till the wood's
newly exposed surfaces get used to things again, if no major cracks have appeared shape further, then wait again, etc, etc. Buddy of mine once observed there are two types of ebony; one has cracks, the other will have cracks.
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