Figured Bubinga

figured bubinga lumber
DESCRIPTIONBubinga is medium red-brown with lighter red to purple veining. Grain is straight to interlocked. It's texture moderately coarse but even.
Weight varies from about 50lbs to 60lbs per cu. ft.

Africa, Central Africa

BOTANICAL NAMEGuibourtia Demeusei
OTHER NAMESAfrican Rosewood, Essingang, Buvenga
MECHANICAL PROPERTIESLow steam bending characteristics and exudation of gum pockets can be troublesome.
WORKING PROPERTIESWorks easily with hand or power tools. Reduced cutting angle recommended for interlocked grain. Moderate to severe blunting of cutters. Pre-drilling required for nailing. Gluing can be difficult due to gum pockets. Stains easily and can be brought to an excellent finish.
DURABILITYModerately durable. Susceptible to attack by common furniture beetle. Heartwood is resistant to preservative treatment. Sapwood is permeable.
SEASONINGDries easily with little degradation, although it will exude gum. Stable in use.
USESPrimarily used as a veneer for cabinetwork, furniture, and paneling. Also used for knife handles, and fancy goods.
COMMENTSRotary cut veneer is known as "Kevasingo" and has wild, swirling, veined figure.

Figured Bubinga Lumber

janka hardness: 1980
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Figured Bubinga

Small Quantities: $25.00
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Above:  A picture of some of our Figured Bubinga stock.  Exceptional figure.

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