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 grips were oversize and for the most part were profiled in colorful Goncalo Alves wood, but grips in walnut or even rosewood were available checkered or plain.
* 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. "Ipe has been the number one choice of our customers despite the fact that it is the most expensive wood of the three.
One of my students recently turned in a sterling performance in his MAG-40 class in Utah, coming in 3rd with a classic nickel S&W .357 Combat Magnum, with the Goncalo Alves target stocks that came with it from the factory long ago.
Goncalo alves, also known as kingwood and tigerwood, from the species Astronium fraxinifolium and Astronium graveolens, is sometimes called zebrawood.
Stocks were of the oversized target style and were made from handsomely figured Goncalo Alves wood.
I also customized my gun with a set of Goncalo Alves grip panels, and I bought an empty S&W presentation case that I redesigned with a custom insert to hold the gun, spare magazines and the barrel wrench.
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.