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Bubinga No.20, 50 x 155 x 155 mm

  • Product code:TDBUB020
  • Availability:In stock
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    Pink hard tropical wood with distinct purple or red veining, similar to rosewood.

    Bubinga No.20

    (Guibourtia demeusei, Guibourtia pellegriniana, Guibourtia tessmannii)
    50 x 155 x 155 mm

    The photo is illustrative
    The wood is intended for further processing, so some edges may not be exactly perpendicular to each other or planes parallel to each other.
    The stated dimensions are minimal, they can be slightly larger.


    Bubinga is a hard and very durable wood, native to western tropical Africa, found in southern Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and Congo. The heartwood is pinkish-red to dark reddish-brown, it can also have purple or red veining. White wood is clearly demarcated, usually white to light brown. The fibers are straight or wavy, have a fine to medium texture with a slight natural shine. The pores are medium in size, with no specific arrangement.


    Bubinga wood is very resistant to external influences and wood-destroying insects. After drying, it is dimensionally stable. Wood is hard, medium to very flexible, has an exceptional strength to weight ratio. It has a very pleasing color, some species also have a unique drawing. Bubing wood resembles rosewood, so it is often used as a substitute.


    It is a hard, but overall easy to work with wood. It adheres well, turns and finishes. Pieces with crimped fibers can tear during planing. It is recommended to pre-drill when nailing and screwing. It is polished to a radiant shine and soft surface.


    • furniture
    • decorative items
    • turning
    • wooden jewelry
    • veneers
    • inlay
    • bench and table tops
    • floors, stairs, paneling
    • rosewood substitute


    Three species of Guibourtia are listed in List II Cites, which regulates international trade in endangered species of wild fauna and flora. These are Guibourtia demeusei, Guibourtia pellegriniana and Guibourtia tessmannii. More about CITES.

    Safety instructions

    Tropical woods can be toxic or cause various allergies. During processing, fine wood dust is also generated, which can cause a number of other health problems. Therefore, it is recommended to use respirators and other protective equipment when working with wood.

    Another wooden material

    You can find other wood for your projects in the Tropical wood or Other wood category.

    • Cites -Česky - Informace o CITES -Document type: .pdf

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