tigerwood


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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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44 Magnum stolen from the restroom where he had left it, it was described as having Magna grips made of Tigerwood.
Four patterns - Brazilian Rosewood, Merbau, Tigerwood and Caramel Bamboo - mimic the rare rainforest species in a flooring that's low-VOC and low-maintenance but high-performance.
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.
Mirage broadened its Engineered Collection offerings of 5-inch width products to include Jatoba (Brazilian Cherry) and added Tigerwood to its exotic wood species selection.
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.
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.