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blackwood

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A highly decorated set, with African blackwood pipes, engraved silver adornments, and carved 20,000-year-old mammoth tusk rings, can cost upwards of $8,000.
The villages - the first to get the award in Africa - are focusing on growing sustainable stocks of African blackwood.
Instrument maker Boosey & Hawkes, for example, offers a line of oboes and clarinets made from a heat-treated mix of African blackwood sawdust, carbon fiber and epoxy glue.
The true rosewoods of commercial value include Honsuras rosewood (Dctlbergia stevensonii): coco bolo (Dalbergia retusa and related species): African blackwood, Madagascar rosewood and Indian rosewood.
With two excellent full time staff we manufacture bagpipes from African Blackwood.
Mr Hanson said: "The musical instrument industry is one of the largest consumers of Mpingo, the East African Blackwood tree.
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