Bubinga Wood Countertops, Bar Tops, Butcher Block Countertops

Bubinga has a beautiful natural figure.

Description: Bubinga has a beautiful natural figure. The grain is typically straight or interlocked. It has distinct annual rings and produces a distinct figure. Bubinga takes stain easily and polishes to an excellent finish. Bring a touch of Africa into your kitchen with a Bubinga Wood Countertop.

Alternate Trade Names: African Rosewood, Akume, Ovang, Waka, Guibourtia

Origin: Central and West Tropical Africa

Color: Red-brown with light red to purple veins

Grain: Straight or interlocked

Janka Hardness: 1980

Bubinga typically grows to be about 70 feet (21 meters) max in height.

Bubinga Facts: Bubinga typically grows to be about 70 feet (21 meters) max in height. The trunks diameter typically grows to be about 4 feet (1.2 meters). Bubinga’s main use is for sliced decorative veneers fro cabinets and paneling. It is prized for turnery and is also used for boatbuilding, flooring, and knife handles. Warwick Bass and Ibanez guitars are known to use Bubinga wood in their instruments because it creates a mellow, well-rounded sound. It is used in acoustic and electric guitars, as well as drum shells. Lexus uses Bubinga in their luxury vehicles.

WOOD FOR COUNTERTOPS

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Lyptus

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