ANIGRE FIGURED (FIDDLEBACK) WOOD
Figured Anigre quarter cut wood veneer is a creamy yellow or tan with some pink tones. Has fiddleback figure, along with a fine, lustrous texture. The grain is straight and sometimes wavy. Also commonly spelled as Anegre veneer.
Common Uses for Figured Anegre Veneer: Architectural panels and mill work, cabinetry, doors, musical instruments, 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, figured Anigre quarter cut wood veneer is sometimes dyed to visually replicate cherry.