Zebrawood is distinctive for its zebra like light and dark stripes. The term "Zebrawood" is shared by several different woods with this particular appearance. The most common species available are from West Africa.
Heartwood is a light brown or cream color with dark blackish brown streaks vaguely resembling a zebra’s stripes. Depending on whether the wood is flat sawn or quarter sawn, the stripes can be either chaotic and wavy (flat sawn), or somewhat uniform (quarter sawn).
1" (26mm), 2" (52mm).
Saws fairly well, a clean smooth finish is sometimes difficult to obtain with machine or hand planing, tearing of interlocked grain; good gluing properties, veneers need careful handling to avoid cracking.
It is rated as durable and is also resistant to insect damage.