Originally Posted by akakko
Really nice drums, here! I got my self a nice shell too for a freefloater. This is the hardest wood there is, its got many names but maybe Ipe is the one to use.
I put a wax on it and rubbed with some 'metal fiber' dont know how to call it in english. Polish is not too shiny.
Mindblowing. Beautiful grain, very tight. It reminds me of my ironwood set, which is nearly as hard as ipe. Extremely hard woods have fine, tiny, tight grains.