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Exotic & Vibrant Decking

If you're looking for strong visual punch, then Tigerwood decking is the choice for you. No other decking option is quite as striking as Tigerwood's vibrant rusty oranges, sienas and contrasting dark streaks.

tigerwood deck sample

Here are some other great reasons to choose Tigerwood decking:

  • Natural resistance to rot and decay
  • It is harder, and therefore more durable than domestic woods such as California Redwood
  • More affordable than artificial looking plastic decking
  • Without preservative treatment, a Tigerwood deck will last over 30 years

All the Tigerwood decking you order from us is hand-inspected to ensure the highest quality, and we only import from harvesters that practice and maintan sustainable forests.

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Tigerwood Lumber Specs


tigerwood lumber


Tigerwood heartwood is reddish-brown to a light to rusty orange. Dark brown streaks and spots are prominent. Grain can be irregular and interlocked with alternating layers of hard and soft wood. Texture is medium. Weight is 59lbs per cu. ft.

Country of Origin

South America

Botanical Name

Astronium Fraxinifolium or Astronium Lecointei

Other Names

Brazilian Koa, Goncalo Alves, Zebrawood, Urunday-Para, Mura, Bois De Zebre, Chibatao, Guarita, Aderno

Mechanical Properties

Strong in all categories and is not used in steam bending.



Working Properties

Easier to work with than ipe. Moderate blunting effect on cutters. Reduced angle cutting is required due to hard and soft layers and irregular grain. Pre-drilling is required for nailing, but holds screws well. Glues easily and finishes with a high natural polish.


Highly durable and resistant to mold, decay, and termites. Not subject to beetle attack. Extremely resistant to preservative treatment.


Should be air dried slowly. Difficult to dry with h3 tendency to warp and check. Small movement.


Used for interior hardwood flooring and exterior decking. High-class furniture and cabinetmaking, fancy goods and decorative work. Excellent for turning. Sliced veneers used in architectural paneling and face veneering.


Although sometimes called "Zebrawood", true Zebrawood is a different species.

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Tigerwood Decking Prices

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Every decking species we sell is currently on sale. Check it out to see if your order qualifies for this special discount.

* Tongue & Groove is for use under covered porches ONLY
Decking sold in even and odd lengths between 6' to 20'.
We can pull your order to specific lengths.
Add an additional upcharge of $0.10 per linear foot for 8–14 foot lengths.
Add $0.80 per linear foot for 15–18 foot lengths.
Add $1.00 per linear foot for 19–20 foot lengths.
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