Found in Northeastern South America.
The wood is yellow to golden brown, with irregular brown, purple, or black streaks. Marblewood’s overall appearance is very similar to Zebrawood, though Marblewood tends to have a slightly finer texture.
Tends to be difficult to work on account of its high density. Marblewood can have a moderate to severe blunting effect on tool cutters. Glues, turns, and finishes well, though there is a high risk of checking and resin seeping during drying.
Flooring, sliced veneer, turned objects, cabinetry, and fine furniture.
Surfacing: Skip planed
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