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tigerwood

A grayish to dark brown wood of western Africa; of moderate density; highly figured and with high luster; used for interior carpentry and plywood.
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The floor is tongue and groove tigerwood, a Brazilian hardwood.
Exotic hardwoods such as teak, tigerwood, ipe, and cumaru, which also tend to be durable, are becoming popular as well.
Years ago when Elmer Keith reported a special 4-inch .44 Magnum stolen from the restroom where he had left it, it was described as having Magna grips made of Tigerwood. Those grips were made by Dave.
Also known as tigerwood or zebrawood, goncalo alves is popular for specialty items, turnings and musical instruments, particularly guitars.
Benches were built by Bellingham Bay Builders with sustainably-harvested tigerwood decking.
The list of available species will initially include: African mahogany, genuine mahogany, Brazilian cherry, Caribbean rosewood, Spanish cedar, ipe, sapele, utile/ sipo, teak, tigerwood, wenge and zebrawood.
Taylor scored his 500th victory when Tigerwood won at Fontwell in May 1985, and retired from training at the end of that year.
The first maiden was closer, with six-year-old Albert Woods (Darren Hughes), home-bred by Dilwyn Thomas by his stallion Tigerwood, holding off The Naughty Vicar by a length.
Jones's wins both came on Dilwyn Thomas's home-breds by his stallion Tigerwood. They were Moon Tiger (second restricted) and Cefn Woodsman (fourth maiden), while Jukes won the confined with Derring Dove, who hung badly left on the run-in and hit the rails, and the first maiden with Itspantotime.
GONCALO ALVES is sometimes referred to as zebrawood or tigerwood -- names that underscore the wood's often dramatic, contrasting color scheme.
Here in the United States it is sometimes called tigerwood and in the United Kingdom it has gone by the name zebrawood.