ZEBRAWOOD - Microberlinia brazzavillensis


NAME: Zebrawood
BOTANICAL NAME: Microberlinia brazzavillensis
ALSO KNOWN AS: Zingana, Allen ele, African zebrawood, Zebrano
RANGE: Western Africa, primarily Cameroon and Gabon
GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS: Saws fairly well, planing is difficult with occasional tearing of interlocked grain. Glues and finishes well.
USES: Furniture, accessories, turnery, veneer, inlay and pens.