whilst there are a lot of differing opinions in how to care for your ebony fretboards (from owners of guitars with ebony fretboards and luthiers who use ebony), there are some definite no-nos. In terms of what you can do there a few options to help to protect, prolong and recover the life of your ebony fretboard. Now both rosewood and ebony fingerboards dont have a finish on them which is why you use oil to help create a protective barrier along the top of the wood. My best advice would be to get yourself music nomads f-one fretboard oil. The daddario lemon oil will suit those with a rosewood or ebony fretboard, who wish to keep their frets clean and protect their boards from drying and cracking. It will be less suited to those looking for something to encourage shine or long-lasting protection. A key difference between maple fretboards and fretboards made from darker woods like rosewood or ebony is that usually, a whole, single piece of maple is used for the neck and fretboard. Fretboard f-one oil - cleaner and conditioner - f-one gives wood its life back. F-one is formulated using a complex mixture of the finest ultra refined tree and seed oils to clean, condition and protect your fretboardfingerboard.