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BUBINGA EXOTIC WOOD

Bubinga is a gorgeous African hardwood lumber.  Due to its fine, tight grain and its reddish brown color, Bubinga is often referred to as “African Rosewood”.  The trees can grow quite large and five foot diameter logs are not uncommon (making one piece table top slabs possible).

  • Used for fine furniture and musical instruments
  • Orange brown at first, oxidizing to a beautiful reddish brown
  • Hard durable wood
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Characteristics of Bubinga

Origin of Wood Type West Coast Africa
Botanical Name Guibourtia demeusei
Specific Gravity 0.88
Avg. Weight Per BF 5 lb/ bf
Color Range Red – Brown
Rarity / Availability Readily Available
Typical Avg. Width 3″ to 15″, flitches can be found up to 67″ wide
Typical Avg. Length 8′ to 16′, can be found up to 20′
Avg. Waste Factor 0.3
Wood Uses Fine Furniture, Cabinetry, Wood Turning, Gunstocks, Wood Carving, Veneer and many other uses
Lumber Grades FAS, Quartersawn, Quartersawn (Figured), Flitch, Figured (Heavy), Figured (Medium), Veneer
Other Trade Names African Rosewood, Kevasingo, Cssingang
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Sample Pictures of Bubinga

Please Note: The photos below are examples of the species and may no longer be products available for sale.

All pictures of wood that appear wet, have been sprayed with denatured alcohol to show the natural color.  We use denatured alcohol because it evaporates and does not affect the moisture content.