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Goncalo Alves Wood Veneer

Goncalo Alves VeneerThis veneer species has a shimmer unlike any other that we offer. Despite the somewhat coarse grain, in its unfinished state Goncalo Alves has a satin shimmer giving the illusion of having a light lacquer suraface finish. The grain is coarse but it is very easy to sand and it takes most stains and finishes without issue.

Common Name:   Tigerwood, Jobillo, Glassywood, Ronrón, and Aroeira
Scientific Name:
  Astronium graveolens
  Typically reddish brown with darker striping
  Mexico, Central America, and South America as far south as Bolivia
  Very hard
  Open-pore, coarse texture
  Readily accepts stains and finishes
Did You Know:
  This species is a member of the same family that gives us cashews.

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