Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Bubinga (Guibourtia Spp)

Status: Secure and available.

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Found in Equatorial Africa, these members of the Fabaceae family (Guibourtia) can grow to 130-150 feet in height and 3-6 feet in diameter. .

Color can vary between pinkish to reddish brown.

Very fine texture, machines well and turns well.  Specific Gravity: .72-.93. Avg. Dry Weight:  58 pounds per cubic foot.

Used to make: Fine Furniture, cabinetry.


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