African rosewood


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bubinga, African rosewood

A west African wood, light red to violet in color, often with purple stripes, frequently figured; hard, high density; used as interior finish and for decorative paneling.
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A polished, African rosewood grip has Jim Shockey's initials and a checker pattern engraved on the heel.
Bubinga, essingang, kevazingo, kevasingo, kewasingo, waka, ovang, African rosewood, buvenga
Etimoe, the West African hardwood that offers strength and hardness, is sometimes known as the African rosewood because of its similarity to the beautiful rosewoods.
One such "exotic" woodgrain is Bubinga, an Equatorial African rosewood.
A This is bubinga, a West African "rosewood," referred to as African rosewood.

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