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Hi all,

Need a little help identifying this hardwood blank, Its very hard/dense; well Aged (bought from an antique toolbox c1920)

I just can't decide if its Macassar ebiony with its distinctive striped pattern, or rosewood(seems like a good match too)

Here are some pics of it:








Any help would be greatly appreciated,

thanks,
Tom
 

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what does it smell like when you sand/cut it? If it smells sweet and nice it's rosewood. If it stinks like dirty sock dish water it's macassar ebony. (I can't see the pics so I have no other help for you.)
 
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