Tigerwood

"astronium lecointei"

Reddish-brown with dark brown streaks and irregular spots.

From:
Brazil

Use:
Ship and boatbuilding, decking, furniture, cabinets, flooring, plywood/veneers

Availability:
4/4", 5/4", 8/4"

Relative Working Properties:

Machining Resistance to
Splitting in Nailing
Resistance to
Splitting in Screwing
Gluing
Difficult Difficult Difficult Easy

 

Physical Properties:

Shipping Weight Janka Hardness
4.9-5.5 lbs per bft dry 1850 lbs @ 12% M.C.