Heartwood is typically a medium reddish brown with irregularly spaced streaks of dark brown to black. Color tends to darken with age. Grain can be straight, but is usually wavy or interlocked. Fine, uniform texture with good natural luster. Hard, heavy, and dense. Used for flooring, veneers, furniture, cabinetry, carving, turned objects, and other small wood specialty objects such as: pool cues, archery bows, knife handles, etc.
Goncalo Alves (Tigerwood)
by Jana L | Mar 2, 2022 | Glossary of Terms, Glossary of Terms -G, Uncategorized | 0 comments