Bubinga grows in equatorial and western Africa. It grows to a height of 40-45 m, exceptionally up to 50 m, with a trunk diameter of around 1-2 m.
It is a hard and very durable wood. The heartwood is pinkish-red to dark reddish-brown, and may also have purple or red veining. The fibers are straight or wavy, it has a fine to medium texture with a slight natural sheen.
The wood is very resistant to external influences and wood-destroying insects. It is stable in shape. It is a hard but generally easy to work wood. Requires pre-drilling for nail holes, but glues and paints well. It is polished to a brilliant shine and smooth surface.
It is used for furniture, decorative items, turning, wooden jewelry, table tops and knife handles.
Wood is one of the most used materials ever. It has wide application in all branches of human activity. The wood species offered by us are a selection from many types of domestic and exotic materials. They can be used on knife handles, jewelry and other products. And why is wood so widely used and what are its most valued properties? It is environmentally friendly, it is a renewable material. Recycled wood can be used again and the waste generated during its processing can be used.
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- Blog size 30*44*120mm
- Density 830kg/m3
- Origin Afrika
- Other names Kévazingo, nomélé, okweni, owong, african rosewood
Caring for wood
Wood is a natural material and is affected by environmental influences such as heat, dryness, humidity and cold. Thanks to this, he can still work. It is therefore necessary to take care of it regularly. Below you can choose from products that are intended for wood protection. Pastes, waxes or oils not only protect the wood, but also let its natural pattern stand out.