Tiger Stripe

Tiger stripe wood figuring can be identified as compressed lines that run across the wood grain, with some variations to the density and spacing of each line. The overall pattern of the lines gives the appearance of a tiger-like striping, as found on the animal. It is sometimes interchangeably used with the terms curl, flame, or fiddleback. This type of figuring is commonly found on maple and oak species, as well as others.

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