ETIMOE FIGURED (FIDDLEBACK)
Figured Etimoe flat cut wood veneer has fiddleback figure. Heartwood is reddish brown with a speckled appearance. Darker brown or red veins sometimes visible. Grain is generally straight or interlocked, along with a fine to medium texture. Known for its strength and hardness. Also has a good natural luster.
Common Uses for Fiddleback Figured Flat Cut Etimoe Wood Veneer: Both architectural and acoustic panels, millwork, cabinetry and doors, as well as high-end furniture.
Other Name(s): African Rosewood.
The Tree: This African tree grows 100-165 feet in height with trunk diameters between 3-5 feet.
A Little History: Has one of the best strength-to-weight-ratios of any wood in the world.