Koa figured quarter cut wood veneer is a golden reddish-brown with darker brown streaks. Beautiful fiddleback figure. Also medium to finely textured and lustrous.
Common Uses for Fiddleback Koa Wood Veneer: Architectural panels, millwork, musical instruments and fine furniture, as well as yacht and aircraft interiors.
The Tree: Height varies but can reach 100 feet with trunk diameters between 3-4 feet.
A Little History: Koa is in the Acacia family, and this particular species originates strictly from the Hawaiian Islands. Fun fact: Koa is the largest tree native to Hawaii.
Region: North America