Bubinga (Botanical: Guibourtia tessmannii)Information to help you do fine woodworking with Bubinga - all products are listed at bottom
Bubinga By The Numbers:
Bubinga Compared to Red Oak:
Bubinga Wood CharacteristicsFine grained. Hard and heavy. Takes a high lustrous finish. The wood works without difficulty except for gum pockets. Some logs are figured with a wavy, roey grain.
Color RangeLight red or violet with fairly evenly spaced purple stripes
Other NamesAkume, Bingbinga, Bubinga, Essingang, Kevazingo, Ovang, Waka
Some Typical UsesFurniture, turning, decorative items, veneer, high end furniture and millwork, musical instruments, flooring.
What's the Tree Like?A large tree reaching over 100 feet in height and trunk diameter of 36'' and clear for up to 60 feet. The Bubinga tree grows in Cameroon and Gabon, West Africa
Bubinga Lumber Products for Sale with Prices
Bubinga Hardwood Sample
Bubinga 4/4 Lumber
Bubinga 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
Bubinga 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
Bubinga Turning Squares: 1-1/2'' x 1-1/2'' x 18''
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Bubinga Quartered Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer
Bubinga Rotary / Kewazinga Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer
Bubinga Rotary / Kewazinga Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer
Bubinga Pen Blanks