Zebrawood » Microberlinia brazzavillensis

Zebrawood lumber wood, Microberlinia brazzavillensis lumber for woodworking
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Zebrawood Characteristics
woodworking characteristics

Zebrawood Wood Characteristics

Guess where this wood got its name? Zebrawood has a medium to coarse texture and a wavy or interlocked grain pattern. The alternating hard and soft material creates working difficulties, but Zebrawood takes a clear finish without issue.
color of Zebrawood

Color Range

Golden brown with pronounced dark brown streaks.
other names for Zebrawood

Other Names

African zebrawood, Allen ele, Zebrano, Zingana
uses for Zebrawood

Some Typical Uses

Furniture, accessories, turnery, veneer, inlay.
the Zebrawood tree

What's the Tree Like?

A tall tree to 150 feet; bole straight and cylindrical but relatively short, up to 50 feet; trunk diameters 48-60'' over low buttresses. The bark is up to 12'' thick. The Zebrawood tree grows in West Africa, especially Cameroon and Gabon
map of where this wood grows
Weight

3.83

lbs /Bd. Ft.
6.98% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

2090

Janka Rating (?)
62.02% harder than red oak (1290 lbf)
Density

0.74

Specific Gravity (?)
15.62% more dense than red oak (.64)

Woodworking with Zebrawood:

General Workability
Average 6/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Fine 3/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 4/10
Red Oak


 
Zebrawood Hardwood Sample
Ratings Snapshot
5
out of 5
Would recommend this product.

Free Shipping (48 U.S.)

  • Width: Ripped to 3''

$12.00 /ea.

Zebrawood 4/4 Lumber
Zebrawood 4/4 Lumber
Ratings Snapshot
4.25
out of 5
Would recommend this product.
  • Width: 4''-8'' with the edges still rough. Straight line ripping on one edge is available as well (available above with your order).

$24.99 /Bd. Ft.

+ Volume Discounts
Zebrawood 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
Zebrawood 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet of Lumber
Ratings Snapshot
5
out of 5
Would recommend this product.

Flat Rate U.S. Shipping!

  • Width: 3''-8'', with rough edges. Straight line ripping on one edge is available as well, see above.
  • Quantity: A total of 10 board feet (or slightly more) are included, approximately 5 to 8 boards depending on the size

$302.39 /Pack

+ Volume Discounts
Zebrawood 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
Zebrawood 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet of Lumber
(Not Yet Rated)

Flat Rate U.S. Shipping!

  • Width: 4''-10'' variety with rough edges. Straight line ripping on one edge is available as well (see above).
  • Quantity: Project Packs contain 20 board feet (or slightly more), which tends to be approximately 4 to 7 boards depending on the size

$565.29 /Pack

+ Volume Discounts
 
Zebrawood Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet Quarter Cut: Paper back veneer
Ratings Snapshot
5
out of 5
Would recommend this product.
  • Width: 24'' wide, typically 4 to 6 individual slices are laminated along the edges to create the full width.
  • Quantity: One sheet has 16 square feet

$84.00 /ea.

+ Volume Discounts
 
Zebrawood Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet Quarter Cut: Paper back veneer
(Not Yet Rated)
  • Width: 48'' wide, typically 8 to 12 individual slices are laminated along the edges to create the full width.
  • Quantity: One sheet has 32 square feet

$168.00 /ea.

+ Volume Discounts
Zebrawood Pen Blanks
Zebrawood Pen Blanks
(Not Yet Rated)
  • Width: 3/4'' square

$3.00 /ea.

+ Volume Discounts