Do you know why we make the watches with black sandal wood ?
Black sandalwood, persimmon plant, commonly known as windmill wood. Alias: ebony, rosewood. Large trees, up to 45m in height and 2.5m in diameter. Heel; Small grooves are common on the material surface. 15 species of the genus.
Black sandalwood core edge material difference is obvious, white to reddish brown side material; Heartwood black and irregular black heartwood. The wood is shiny and has no special smell.
The species is often imported from Cameroon, Gabon and equatorial guinea in large quantities. The difference of cross section core material is obvious. Heart paint black or dark brown. The edges are nearly white. The growth wheel is not obvious. Slightly glossy; Intertexture; Very fine structure; Very hard; High strength; The dry shrinkage is very large. Difficult processing, containing silica, easy to blunt tool, smooth cutting surface. Good adhesion and abrasion. The nail must be punched first. A corrosion. Dry slowly, easy to crack.