(also G. Pellegriniana & G. Tessmannii)
|OTHER COMMON NAMES: African Rosewood, Kevazingo, Essingang|
Note: Bubinga ranges in color from 'Light Pinkish' Red Brown to 'Deep Vivid' Reddish Brown. Bubinga is occasionally figured.
NOTE: Ovankol/Shedua has replaced Bubinga for Neck Feature Strips on our Necks. These two woods are very similar with exception to mainly the color.
Bubinga Top & Back w/Walnut Core & Center Block,
accented with Maple Features Stripes & Veneers
Bubinga Top & Back
|Origin:||Equatorial West Africa|
|Avg. Weight (@ 6-8% moisture) :||4.8 Lbs. per Bd. Ft.|
|Where Used on Smith Basses:||Tops only (Necks replaced by Shedua)|
|Tone Produced on Smith Basses:||Deep Pronounced Lows, Articulate High Mids|
|Stock Availability:Attractive Ribbon Pattern Occasionally Figured||Limited (replaced by Shedua)|
|Avg. Age of Wood in Stock:||old stock (10 years+) limited|
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