Bubinga // Guibourtia tessmannii

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Bubinga lumber wood, Guibourtia tessmannii lumber for woodworking
"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."
 
Stunning good looks
Amazing natural color
Glues and machines easily
color of Bubinga
Color Range
Light red or violet with fairly evenly spaced purple stripes
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
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.
Bubinga grows in Africa
map of where Bubinga grows
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


Bubinga Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
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Bubinga Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
$10.00 ea.
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Bubinga 4/4 Lumber On Sale
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Bubinga 4/4 Lumber
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$24.99 $18.74 /Board Feet
Bubinga 8/4 Lumber On Sale
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Bubinga 8/4 Lumber
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$25.99 $19.49 /Board Feet
Bubinga 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet On Sale
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4.778
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Bubinga 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
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$305.00 $230.00 /Pack
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Bubinga 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet On Sale
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4.545
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Bubinga 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
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$568.00 $435.00 /Pack
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Bubinga Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30" On Sale
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Bubinga Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"
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$33.00 $26.40 ea.
Bubinga Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18" On Sale
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Bubinga Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"
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$21.00 $16.80 ea.
Bubinga Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12" On Sale
Bubinga Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12"
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$14.00 $11.20 ea.
Bubinga Cutting Board Strips On Sale
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Bubinga Cutting Board Strips
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$21.00 $16.80 ea.
Bubinga Quartered Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 4' x 8' Roll
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Bubinga Quartered Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 4' x 8' Roll
$299.99 ea.
Bubinga Pen Blanks
Bubinga Pen Blanks
$2.00 ea.