zebrawood wood


Zebrawood, or Zebrano as it is known in Europe, is named after its charismatic dark and light striping.  It is at its best when quartersawn because it has a nervous disposition.

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Characteristics of Zebrawood

Origin of Wood Type Africa
Botanical Name Mircoberlinia brazzavillensis
Specific Gravity 0.74
Avg. Weight Per BF 3.9 lb / bf
Color Range gold – black – brown
Rarity / Availability Readily Available
Typical Avg. Width 4″ to 12″
Typical Avg. Length 8′ to 12′
Avg. Waste Factor 0.3
Wood Uses Fine Furniture, Cabinetry, Architectural Millwork, Guitar Building / Instrument Making, Wood Turning, Automotive / Aircraft Interior, Inlaying, Box Making, and other uses
Lumber Grades Quartersawn (FAS)
Other Trade Names Zebrano, Zingana

Zebrawood Lumber Detailed Pricing:

Thickness Grade Figure Type Grain Orientation Width Range Length Range Price Per BF
4/4 FAS None Rift & Quartered 4.00″ to 10.00″ 96.00″ to 144.00″ $20.00
8/4 FAS None Rift & Quartered 4.00″ to 10.00″ 96.00″ to 144.00″ $21.00

Sample Pictures of Zebrawood

Please Note: The photos below are examples of the species and may no longer be products available for sale.

All pictures of wood that appear wet, have been sprayed with denatured alcohol to show the natural color.  We use denatured alcohol because it evaporates and does not affect the moisture content.