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- Common Name:Bubinga
- Scientific Name:Guibourtia demeusei
- Uses:Joinery, Handles, Flooring
- Usage Level:Low
Uses: Flooring, Gymnasium equipment, Furniture
Uses: Flooring, Worktops, Furniture
Uses: Kitchen worktops and ply
Uses: Joinery, Handles, Flooring
Uses: Joinery, Furniture, Flooring
Uses: Flooring, Sports equipment, Furniture
Uses: Flooring, Decking, Construction
Uses: Flooring, Construction, Plywood
Uses: Flooring, Joinery, Construction
Uses: Flooring, Furniture, Musical Instruments, Worktops
Uses: Decking, External Construction
Uses: Flooring, Furniture, Joinery
Bubinga is also commonly known as African Rosewood, and is mostly distributed from Cameroon, Gabon, and Zaire.
The wood is medium red-brown with lighter red to purple veining that gives the wood a distinct appearance. The grain is usually straight or interlocked.
It is classed as a hardwood that has a high density and is not ideal for steam bending. The timber can be worked with hand tools with a severe blunting effect.
It is generally an easy drying lumber with little degradation, that remains stable in service.
Bubinga flooring is suitable for all domestic and most commercial projects, and is an unusual species that makes for a unique appearance.
Browse our products available in this species here.
To start your project or satisfy any questions you may have please call our sales team, who can advise you on how to proceed, or email the team with your questions at the following contact points:
Tel: 020 8871 9771