tigerwood


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tigerwood

(ˈtaɪɡəˌwʊd)
n
a heavily striped wood used in cabinetmaking
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Her low-water alternative fills out a raised bed above a handsome tigerwood retaining wall and rarely needs a trim.
Tigerwood, long considered a trash tree, is used in various chair models.
* The hardwood goncalo alves, also known as tigerwood, is a unique combination of strength, durability and good looks.
For his company, ipe currently occupies the top spot as the most popular choice for decking ahead of woods such as cumaru and tigerwood, also known as goncalo alves.
Q: We have had prefinished Tigerwood Flooring for about eight years and we have tried all the sprays, etc., to restore the luster.
The mini-park features native plants, benches and tigerwood decking certified by the Forest Stewardship Council.
In the near future we will offer it on all available Brazilian hardwood species, including Amendoim, Kurupay (Patagonian Rosewood), Santos Mahogany, Tigerwood, Ipe (Brazilian Walnut), and Sirari (Tiete Rosewood).
Goncalo alves, also known as kingwood and tigerwood, from the species Astronium fraxinifolium and Astronium graveolens, is sometimes called zebrawood.
It is important to note that six of these top species are Bolivian LKS: garapa, ipe, jatoba, jequitiba, santa mafia, and tigerwood.
Sent to the front three out, he strolled home by 12 lengths from Tigerwood.
The Forest Stewardship Council puts its seal of approval on wood that has been harvested and sold in an "environmentally responsible, socially beneficial and economically viable way." Tigerwood, an FSC certified Brazilian hardwood, is one such material.