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Tigerwood

  • Tangential Shrinkage: 7.6 %
  • Radial Shrinkage: 4.0 %
  • Family: Anacardiaceae
  • Tree Characteristics:
  • Geographic Area: Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Venezuela
  • Texture: Fine
  • Grain: Irregular and wavy or interlocked
  • Luster: Medium to dull
  • Durability Rating: Highly durable, resistant to insect attack.
  • Drying Characteristics: Slow drying, difficult to dry
  • Working Characteristics: Difficult to cut, nailing requires predrilling.
  • Applications: Boats, decorative veneer, furniture, joinery, flooring, musical instruments, plywood, railroad ties, turnery.
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