Bubinga: Exotic Wood

Heavy and dense exotic wood that has great brown to red color; it can also have streaks of black in it. Figures can be present in Bubinga, and wide widths are available in this species since the tree grows quite large. Bubinga is a very popular exotic wood due to the great color and relatively affordable price point. 

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Characteristics

Origin of Wood Type Africa
Botanical Name Guibourtia Spp.
Specific Gravity .90
Avg. Weight Per BF 5.8 lbs
Color Range Reddish-brown
Rarity / Availability Common
Typical Avg. Width 6 inches or wider, slabs to 40″ wide
Typical Avg. Length 8 – 12 feet, slabs to 20 feet
Avg. Waste Factor 25%
Wood Uses Furniture, Cabinetry, or Millwork
Lumber Grades FAS
Other Trade Names African Rosewood

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