buy bubinga wood at hearne hardwoods inc


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

Note: Please keep in mind that the photos above are only examples of the wood and not actual products available for sale.

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