Bubinga (Guibourtia demeusei) is a beautiful wood. With colors ranging from a pinkish red to a darker reddish brown with darker purple or black streaks, Bubinga looks similar to Rosewood despite being an entirely different species of tree. Bubinga veneer has a combination of straight and interlocking grains. Depending on the cut, Bubinga wood can show a variety of figures including pommele, flamed, waterfall, quilted, or mottled. Other names for Bubinga are African rosewood, essingang, kevasingo, and buvenga. There is a lot of demand for Bubinga as the highly figured wood makes lovely furniture and musical instruments.
Bubinga wood grows in equatorial Africa.
Bubinga veneer comes in a variety of cuts including quarter cut and flat cut. Bubinga veneer comes in 4’x8’ and 4’x10’ sizes and a selection of backers, including 10 mil, 22.2 mil (BFV) and Peel and Stick (PSA).