ZEBRAWOOD - 4/4 FAS - HARDWOOD EXOTIC LUMBERZEBRAWOOD 4/4"
ZEBRAWOOD LUMBER – 4/4" – FAS
Rough Cut – Random Widths – Random Lengths
Zebrawood is known for its highly figured heartwood. The heartwood is straw-like in color and distinctively marked with narrow veining or “streaks” of color ranging from dark brown to almost black. These streaks give the heartwood a zebra-stripe appearance. The sapwood is whitish in color, and virtually without feature. The wavy, interlocked grain produces a ribbon figure. The texture ranges from medium to coarse and has a high luster surface.
Since the wavy grain of zebrawood produces both hard- and soft-grained materials, it can be relatively hard to work. It is easy to saw, once seasoned. A slight to moderate blunting effect is experienced on most tools. The wood turns well, and has good sanding and gluing properties, although pre-boring may be necessary for to nailing. zebrawood can be varnished or polished to a beautiful finish.
The decorative nature of this highly figured wood makes it a popular wood for high quality veneers. Quarter-sliced veneers are used for furniture inlays, cross banding, and marquetry. It is also used to produce decorative millwork.
Region: West Africa
- Zebrawood Lumber
4/4" Exotic Rough cut lumber
Random widths and lengths
- 4/4" Zebrawood Lumber
- Random widths/lengths
- Region: West Africa
- Zebrawood glues and finishes well.
- Can be very difficult to plane or surface due to the prevalence of interlocking grain.
- Used in veneer, furniture inlays, cross banding and marquetry.