Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
CharacterGuess 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 RangeGolden brown with pronounced dark brown streaks.
Other NamesAfrican zebrawood, Allen ele, Zebrano, Zingana
Some Typical UsesFurniture, accessories, turnery, veneer, inlay.
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 Africa
3.83lbs /Bd. Ft.
2090Janka Rating (?)
0.74Specific Gravity (?)
Woodworking with Zebrawood:
Ease of Finishing