Item ID 2262
GONCALO ALVES / TIGERWOOD VENEER- Quarter Cut
Other Names: Zebrawood – UK, tigerwood – USA, Brazilian Koa, Muirtacatiara – Brazil Source: Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Guatemala, Mexico.
Color: Reddish-orange to a deep reddish brown background with dark vein striping, which give it a tiger-like look and richly mottled and with dark brown streaks and spots similar to rosewood.
Pattern: Is fine to medium and uniform, with a fine grain, varying from straight to interlocked and wavy.
Characteristics: Heavy, hard and dense.
Uses: Furniture, turnings, cabinetwork, decorative veneer.
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