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.
Earlier models had rubber grips with Goncalo Alves
(Tigerwood) insert panels.
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
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.
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.