Tigerwood Hardwood Flooring
Tigerwood is a native wood of Brazil and comes from managed forests. The sapwood of Tigerwood is a brownish white to dirty gray colour, while the heartwood is reddish brown to light golden brown. The species has a very unique wavy, interlocked, irregular grain. It is a very durable and unique floor.
Tigerwood is a highly durable wood with a high resistance to beetle attack. The wood remains dimensionally stable and is reported to have no odour. Tigerwood is time consuming to dry properly while preventing degradation.
Janka Hardness: 1850
As a flooring OPTION, tigerwood is one of the harder and more durable woods. It falls between hickory or pecan and purpleheart in hardness, is nearly ninety-six percent as hard as merbau, is a little over twenty-seven percent harder than hard maple, and is about eighty-four percent as hard as santos mahogany’s ranking of 2200.
Size: 3.25"/ 5" x 3/4"
Grade: Select& Better