avodire


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avodire

(ˌævəʊˈdɪəreɪ)
n
a yellow hardwood from an African tree
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Clift added, "I personally like the broken type figure, which is common in avodire quarters, and when finished properly this golden veneer appears to twist and turn.
Marble mosaic floors; hand-blown glass pendants; rich, avodire wood panels; curved, corian banquettes; and leather seating will be illuminated by the warm, daytime light and the sparkle of the evening skyline.
The office's curved avodire wood paneled walls and glassed office fronts create strong linear elements balanced by the subtle directional pattern of the carpet.
Avodire ranges from a light yellow to a tan, or golden brown, and is one of the plain and fancy woods.
Woods Like avodire and anigre have been in vogue and the market is always Looking for substitutes for them.
Century Furniture also drew on a variety of woods, including the exotic avodire, anigre, and eucalyptus, as it added to its blockbuster Omni collection from 2000.
He puts figured movingui veneer in a category with satinwood and avodire.
Avodire is a white to creamy gold-colored wood, often yielding a figured pattern ranging from a block mottle to crotches and swirls.
He had a recent request for it but the client ended up using avodire because of time constraints.
The tabletop is made of particleboard and covered in cherry, walnut, harewood, lacewood and avodire veneers.
The Avodire veneered checkerboard-top dining table is available in two sizes -- 90 inches by 45 inches extending to 120 inches with two leaves, and 60 inches by 45 inches, extending to 90 inches.
Although avodire has been used as a substitute species, nothing quite equals the grain and color of anigre, in large enough supplies, Matulevich said.