Raw Materials

Pentacle use quality ebony-log, box-wood log, rose-wood log as raw materials for making Pegs, Chinrests, Tailpieces, Endpins, Fingerboards, and Mutes

Ebony-Log

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Scientific name :diospyros ebenum
Family : Ebenaceae
Origin :- North East India ( Chotonagpur ) Plateau in the dense forest .
Color :- Naturally Zed black ,some brown striped in straight grain is used .
Kinds of Ebony for use :- 50 years minimum aged and dense Ebony. A log 4ft-5ft diameter and 18-20 ft height minimum is used for making the fine quality fittings/parts.
Cutting : – Quarter swan surface cutting
Method of Processing :- Seasoned for 3-4 years naturally after sectioning the wood and seasoned artificially by kilning process if necessary.

Rosewood-Log

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Scientific name:- dalbergia latifolia
Family:- Fabaceae
Origin :- North East India and South India Plateau – in the dense forest.
Color : – Naturally Dark Red, Light Red, and Chocolate in straight grain is used.
Kinds of Rosewood for use : – 50 years minimum aged Rosewood. A log of 3ft-3.5ft diameter and 18-20 ft height minimum is used for making the fine quality fittings/parts.
Cutting : – Quarter swan & Flat surface cutting .
Method of Processing : – Seasoned for 2 years naturally after sectioning the wood and seasoned artificially by kilning process if necessary.
CITES : – All type of Rosewood (Dalbergia spp) are CITES(the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) listed. We provide Comparable CITES Documents issued by Goverment of India CITES authority with the Rosewood Shipment .

Boxwood-Log

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Scientific name :- buxus sempervirens
Family :- Buxaceae
Origin :- Foothills of North East India Plateau , Foothills of North India Mountain.
Color :- Naturally White in color, but stained by chemical process according to the choice of the buyers such as Brown, Reddish, or deep orange.
Kinds of Boxwood for use :- 10-12 years minimum aged Boxwood. A log of 1.5ft-2ft diameter and 12-14 ft height minimum is used for making the fine quality fittings/parts.
Cutting : – Quarter swan surface cutting .
Method of Processing :- Seasoned for 5-6 months naturally after sectioning the wood.

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Flat surface cutting

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Quarter swan surface cutting

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