Anigre flat cut veneer is a creamy yellow or tan with some pink tones. The grain is straight, sometimes wavy and mottled. Also has a fine, lustrous texture.
Common Uses: Architectural panels and mill work, cabinetry, doors, musical instruments, flooring, furniture and interior woodwork, as well as boat and yacht design.
Other Name(s): Anegre, Aniegre.
The Tree: Height varies but generally reaches heights of 180 feet with a trunk diameter of 3-4 feet.
A Little History: Because of its light tones, Anigre is sometimes used as a replacement for cherry – it can be easily dyed to visually replicate cherry wood veneer. (Source: Woodworking Network)