Zebrawood is typically sold in a quartered selection to maximize the
contrasting striping that gives this wood its name. With distinct
brown/black lines alternating between a tan colored background,
Zebrawood is often used for design accents.
sapwood of zebrawood is whitish and distinct from the heartwood, which
is pale yellow brown with narrow darker streaks. The striping pattern
can vary considerably (hence its name), and that pattern can be
maximized by quarter-sawing.
Color Change: Zebrawood,
over time, undergoes a medium degree of color change, with the ambering
and darkening of the straw/tan background into a more golden brown base
as the dark striping becomes even darker.
lustrous wood has a texture ranging from medium to coarse, with a grain
pattern that is usually wavy or interlocked.
It may sometimes be difficult to obtain a clean, smooth finish.
Characteristics: Zebrawood is
one tough species. For this reason, it makes a great material for wood