goncalo alves wood


Goncalo Alves is a dense, wildly colored tropical hardwood.  Also known as Tigerwood because it is commonly found with orange and black streaks.

  • Beware, some companies are marketing this product as Koa.

Characteristics of Goncalo Alves

Origin of Wood Type Central America
Botanical Name Astronium fraxinifolium
Specific Gravity 0.95
Avg. Weight Per BF 4.92 lb/ bf
Color Range Gold – Red – Brown
Rarity / Availability Moderately Rare
Typical Avg. Width 3″ to 12″
Typical Avg. Length 6′ to 12′
Avg. Waste Factor 0.5
Wood Uses Fine Furniture, Cabinetry, Architectural Millwork, Wood Turning, Wood Carving, Inlaying, Box Making, Veneer and many other uses
Lumber Grades Common 1 & 2, Select and Better, FAS, Wormy
Other Trade Names Tigerwood, Jobillo
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Goncalo Alves Sample Photos

goncalo alves sample pictures