Zebrawood » Microberlinia brazzavillensis

Why Zebrawood?
Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood

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.
Zebrawood grows in Africa

map of where Zebrawood grows
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.
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 psi)
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

Zebrawood Hardwood Sample

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Zebrawood 4/4 Lumber

Zebrawood 4/4 Lumber Random Widths, Random Lengths

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Zebrawood 8/4 Lumber

Zebrawood 8/4 Lumber Random Widths, Random Lengths

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Zebrawood 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet

Zebrawood 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet of Lumber

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Zebrawood 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet

Zebrawood 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet of Lumber


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Zebrawood Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18''

Zebrawood Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18''

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Zebrawood (Quarter Cut) Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 2' x 8' Roll

Zebrawood (Quarter Cut) Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 2' x 8' Roll

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Zebrawood (Quarter Cut) Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 4' x 8' Roll
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Zebrawood Pen Blanks

Zebrawood Pen Blanks

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Zebrawood Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"

Zebrawood Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"


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Zebrawood Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12''

Zebrawood Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12''


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