Zebrawood Lumber

Zebrawood Lumber

Zebrawood

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zebrawood lumber
DESCRIPTIONZebrawood heartwood is a golden-yellow with narrow veining or streaks of dark brown to black which gives quartered surfaces a zebra-stripe appearance. Grain is interlocked or wavy and produces alternating hard and soft grained material. Texture is coarse with a lustrous surface.
Weight is about 46lbs per cu. ft.
Typical Width = 5" to 10" 
Typical Length = 8' to 14'
COUNTRY OF
ORIGIN

West Africa (Cameroon. Congo, & Gabon)

BOTANICAL NAMEMicroberlinia Brazzavillensis
OTHER NAMESZebrano, Zingana, Allene, Ele, Amouk
MECHANICAL PROPERTIESUsed primarily for decorative purposes where strength and mechanical properties are unimportant.
WORKING PROPERTIESWorks easily with hand and power tools, although its alternating grain structure makes it difficult to achieve a good machine finish. Gluing is satisfactory with care. Finishes well when filled.
DURABILITYNon-durable. Susceptible to insect attack. Resistant to preservative treatment.
SEASONINGDifficult to dry and requires care in order to avoid surface checking, splitting and distortion. Small movement.
USESMainly used as decorative veneer, cross bandings or inlay. Fancy goods, marquetry and paneling.
COMMENTSA belt sander will achieve a smooth machine finish.

Zebrawood Lumber

janka hardness: 1830
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Zebrawood

4/4
$24.50
Bulk Discounts Available
For smaller or larger quantities, call for pricing and availability.

Zebrawood

4/4 Flatsawn
$12.00
Bulk Discounts Available
For smaller or larger quantities, call for pricing and availability.

Zebrawood

8/4
$25.10
Bulk Discounts Available
For smaller or larger quantities, call for pricing and availability.

Zebrawood

8/4 Flatsawn
$12.50
Bulk Discounts Available
For smaller or larger quantities, call for pricing and availability.
> All Prices Are Subject To Change Without Notice <

Additional Photos

zebrawood table
Above: Zebrawood boards being glued together for a table top.
zebrawood table
Above: Completed Zebrawood table being finished.
zebrawood table finished
Above: Zebrawood conference table built by Mark Placek (Niagara Falls, NY), check out Mark's Exotic Wood Bowls website: www.placek.info/Squarebowls.html

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