Figured Bubinga is an exotic wood native to Africa, and is very similar to rosewood. The wood is hard, with a reddish brown color, and lustrous figure. Some of the wood features darker grain striping. Bubinga has good working characteristics, making it a favorite for turning and carving, furniture, veneer, and cabinetry. It has a fine texture and finishes very smoothly, with a lustrous and almost glassy look.
Avg Dry Wgt : 55 lbs/ft3 (880 kg/m3) | Janka Hardness : 2410lbf (10720 N) | Specific Gravity : 0.88
Texture : Coarse and open, consistent
Grain Pattern : swirling, curved, figured
Health Risk : Dermatitis, possible skin lesions
Color : Brown-red, some purple streaking
Wood Type : Tropical Hardwood