Wood: Zebra + Ebony
Zebrawood is characterized by a light brown or cream color with dark blackish brown streaks vaguely resembling a zebra’s stripes.
Distribution: West Africa
Shrinkage: Radial: 7.6%, Tangential: 10.8%, Volumetric: 17.8%, T/R Ratio: 1.4
Ebony is a dense black hardwood, It is finely-textured and has a very smooth finish when polished, making it valuable as an ornamental wood.
Distribution: Equatorial West Africa
Shrinkage: Radial: 8.3%, Tangential: 11.2%, Volumetric: 19.6%, T/R Ratio: 1.3