goncalo alves

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Noun1.goncalo alves - tall tropical American timber tree especially abundant in eastern Brazil; yields hard strong durable zebrawood with straight grain and dark strips on a pinkish to yellowish ground; widely used for veneer and furniture and heavy construction
zebrawood tree, zebrawood - any of various trees or shrubs having mottled or striped wood
Astronium, genus Astronium - a genus of dicotyledonous plants of the family Anacardiaceae
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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.
357 Combat Magnum, with the Goncalo Alves target stocks that came with it from the factory long ago.
Goncalo alves comes from Mexico, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela and Brazil.
In 1975 the revolver was fitted with a target hammer and trigger as well as oversize Goncalo Alves grips and sold with a mahogany fitted presentation case.
Stocks were of the oversized target style and were made from handsomely figured Goncalo Alves wood.
GONCALO ALVES DEMONSTRATES a unique combination of strength, durability and good looks.
They're around $150 and made from Goncalo Alves and Sapele wood.
Hogue has also pioneered the use of many exotic woods in off-the-shelf custom grips including goncalo alves, pau ferro, rosewood, kingwood, tulipwood and cocobolo.
GONCALO ALVES is sometimes referred to as zebrawood or tigerwood -- names that underscore the wood's often dramatic, contrasting color scheme.
For materials, Line is well schooled in the exotic hardwoods such as snakewood, McAsser ebony, purple heart, zebra, goncalo alves, walnut, figured maples, wenge pink ivory, kingwood, and tulipwood.