Bubinga


Bubinga is an exotic wood from Central Africa. It is initially pinky-red, but darkens with age. It is popular for tool handles, decorative veneers, turnery, boatbuilding, knife handles, and can be used as an alternative to rosewood.

Avg Dry Wgt : 55 lbs/ft3 (880 kg/m3) | Janka Hardness : 2410lbf (10720 N) | Specific Gravity : 0.88

Texture : Coarse, open, consistent
Grain Pattern : Straight and occasionally interlocking or swirling
Health Risk : Dermatitis and possible skin lesions
Color : Browinsh red, possible purple streaks
Wood Type : Tropical Hardwood

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