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.
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Tigerwood Hardwood Flooring Details
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.
Learn where Tigerwood Hardwood Flooring fits on the Janka Hardness Scale
Category – Exotic Hardwood Flooring
Available Grades – Prime
Warranty – Lifetime Structural Warranty and 40-Year Finish Warranty
Finish – Standard and Dog Finish
Width – 3 ¼, 4 and 5 inches
Length – Standard average length of 32-38″ and lengths up to 7′
Thickness – ¾ inch
Note: Exotic woods are packaged differently than our regular flooring