SCIENTIFIC NAME: Guibourtia spp
THICKNESS: 26 / 40 / 53 / 65 / 78 / 105mm
WIDTH: 150++ (10% 100 a 140)
Color/Appearance: The sapwood is whitish, it has a thickness of 2 to 8 cm. The heartwood is red-brown or pinkish brown with purple veins, it is clearly demarcated. The silver figure is fine..
Workability: Sawing of this species requires powerful equipment. Moderate blunting effect; stellited blades for sawing and carbide tools for machining are advised. It needs powerful tools for processing. Possible difficulties caused by interlocked grain are reported.
Common Uses: Veneer, inlays, fine furniture, cabinetry, turnings, and other specialty items. Since bubinga trees can grow so large, natural-edge slabs of the wood have also been used in tabletops and other specialized projects.