GONCALO ALVES WOOD
Goncalo Alves quarter cut wood veneer has light golden brown to reddish brown heartwood, with dark brown or darker black streaks. Fine, uniform texture; also medium natural luster.
Common Uses for Quarter Cut Goncalo Alves Wood Veneer: Architectural panels, millwork, cabinetry, doors and furniture, as well as aircraft and yacht interiors.
Other Name(s): South American Tigerwood.
The Tree: Regularly reaches heights between 100-130 feet with trunk diameters of 3-5 feet.
A Little History: Goncalo Alves wood is commonly used for flooring because of its hardness, strength, and durability. Also referred to as Tigerwood or Brazilian Tigerwood in this industry.
Region: South America