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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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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 wood.
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.