MOABI FIGURED (BLOCK MOTTLE)
Moabi figured quarter cut wood veneer heartwood varies from light reddish-brown to golden brown. Color tends to darken with age. Fine textured, silky appearance, beautiful block mottle figure.
Common Uses for Figured Quarter Cut Moabi Wood Veneer: Panels, high end furniture and millwork, as well as private aircraft and yacht interiors.
The Tree: Reaches heights of 200 feet, with straight cylindrical boles as long as 100 feet. Trunk diameters range from 6-10 feet.
A Little History: Sometimes substituted for Makore.