Bubinga Rotary / Kewazinga Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 2' x 8' Roll

Bubinga Rotary / Kewazinga Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 2' x 8' Roll

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Bubinga Rotary / Kewazinga Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 2' x 8' Roll

These real wood veneer sheets are composed of premium sliced hardwoods that are spliced along the edges to make the full width; splicing is also done in a book matched pattern that's attractive and helps hide the splicing seam. The sheets use full-length slices so there are no splices to make the length. The 10 mil (10 thousandths) thickness paper backing allows the sheet to bend, flex, and work with curves and shapes without splitting. Apply paper back veneers with contact adhesive to make panels of large projects: conference tables, desks, doors, cabinet doors, coffee tables, etc.
Why Choose Bubinga?

Uniquely beautiful with an elegant-yet-natural violet to mauve color. The wood is very fine grained which makes it fantastic with a simple clear finish. Harder and denser than most woods, but it'll reward you with unsurpassed beauty in your project.

What Size Is This?
Thickness 1/42"
Width 24"
Length 8'
Grade Architectural grade paper back veneer is cut from the cleanest and most attractive logs; all sheets are sanded smooth to 220 grit
Quantity One sheet has 16 square feet
Approximated, actual size may vary +/- 1/8"

About Bubinga (Guibourtia tessmannii)

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Weight

4.58

lbs /Bd. Ft.
27.93% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

2628

Janka Rating
103.72% harder than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.88

Specific Gravity
37.50% more dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Average 5/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
V. Fine 2/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Easy 1/10
Red Oak

map of where Bubinga tree grows
Bubinga is an exotic wood from Africa

Uniquely beautiful with an elegant-yet-natural violet to mauve color. The wood is very fine grained which makes it fantastic with a simple clear finish. Harder and denser than most woods, but it'll reward you with unsurpassed beauty in your project.

color of Bubinga
Color Range
Light red or violet with fairly evenly spaced purple stripes
the Bubinga tree
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.
other names for Bubinga
Other Names
Akume, Bingbinga, Bubinga, Essingang, Kevazingo, Ovang, Waka
uses for Bubinga
Some Typical Uses
Furniture, turning, decorative items, veneer, high end furniture and millwork, musical instruments, flooring, cutting boards, guitars, musical instruments
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March 20th, 2009
Carl Neal
Charlotte NC US
Wish you had more pix
The sheets I got were really nice. Bought three for a desk and matching cabinet and there was enough to make matching drawer fronts. This stuff is incredible once you get a finish on it. I used clear brush on poly and the red really came out nice. The picture you have doesn't do this wood justice.
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