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

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

$21.00 ea.

1-4 $21.00 ea.
5+ $18.90 ea. (10% off)
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Zebrawood Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18''

These turning squares are cut from premium kiln dried lumber. They're ready to be turned into furniture spindles, table legs, small accessories (letter openers, utensils, etc), and other fine woodworking projects.

About Zebrawood (Microberlinia brazzavillensis)

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)

General Workability
Average 6/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Fine 3/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 4/10
Red Oak

map of where Zebrawood tree grows
Zebrawood is an exotic wood from Africa

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.
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.
other names for Zebrawood
Other Names
African zebrawood, Allen ele, Zebrano, Zingana
uses for Zebrawood
Some Typical Uses
Furniture, accessories, turnery, veneer, inlay.

Customer Ratings & Reviews

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Ratings Snapshot
4.6
out of 5
5 (4)
4 (0)
3 (1)
2 (0)
1 (0)
Would recommend this product?
100%
4.6
out of 5
5 (4)
4 (0)
3 (1)
2 (0)
1 (0)
Would recommend this product?
100%
5 Total Reviews
  • 1
December 13, 2017
5 out of 5
Zebrawood Turning Squares
Review by  Bill from CA
Amazing look.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
September 2, 2016
5 out of 5
Perfect
Review by  Anonymous 
Perfect
Verified Buyer
Recommended
January 12, 2011
5 out of 5
Great Pieces
Review by  Craig from Durango, CO US
I ordered five of these and all were beautiful. Enjoy working with Zebra Wood (first time I have tried it). Sure I will work with it again.
Recommended
May 24, 2010
3 out of 5
Zebrawood Turning Square
Review by  David Nix from Midland, TX US
Some long splintering on the ends of the squares. I hope this is not a sign of the wood being too dry.
Recommended
May 6, 2010
5 out of 5
woodworker.homebound
Review by  czs from carson city, nv
outstanding
Recommended
5 Total Reviews
  • 1
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