The end plate is of African bubinga
. Brent reports that "It all works really well and is as smooth as any other Crayford I've used."
The spanking-new 64-inch AuSable ($549) is a Neil Byce III design including three-piece-laminated African bubinga
handle with full-cutout arrow shelf and semi-pistol grip for sure hand placement and heavily reflexed-deflexed limbs comprised of speedy bamboo cores laminated between maple and glass.
Rich materials evoke a turn-of-the-century aura: Marble floors, green marble showcase bases, and fixtures of rich, reddish bubinga
wood are faithful to the era when cabinetwork was treated like furniture.
Effect of enthalpy-entropy compensation during sorption of water vapour in tropical woods: The case of Bubinga
(Guibourtia tessmanii J.
The mountain mahogany, as gorgeous as African bubinga
, I'd discovered while stalking desert muleys the previous January.
Most were laminated with maple and exotic hardwoods like zebra wood, bubinga
, ebony or rose wood.
The riser is a combination of Pommele Bubinga
and cocobolo with a black wave and accented laminations.
For my use I replaced the factory grips on the LDA with very attractive diamond pattern checkered Herrett panels of bubinga
A more affordable option might be to buy the sake cups in the Bar Masa next door, which has a bar made from African bubinga
wood and walls lined in Japanese limestone.
* Cabinets of exotic woods, such as deep-red bubinga
and light-colored frieze; also cabinets set at varying heights or upper and lower cabinets of different colors.
The 80-inch-wide, 89-inch-tall cabinet is elegantly crafted of bird's-eye maple with accent bands of red-colored bubinga
(a South African hardwood).
The one-piece recurve's limbs have a hard-rock maple core and several configurations of exotic Bubinga
and black walnut under glass.