Veneer Species Guide

Columbia Forest Products is proud to offer an exciting variety of hardwood and decorative softwood species of faces to meet the demand for architectural individuality in interior design applications.

Bubinga, Quarter Figured

  • Latin name: Guibourtia demeusei
  • Common name(s): African Rosewood, Kevasingo (when rotary cut), Kevazinga (RC), Buvenga
  • Sources: West Africa
CHARACTERISTICS Light to dark red to brown with purple hues. Grain is medium texture with minimum to heavy figure, often with distinct patterns such as quilted, waterfall, and chevron.
COMMON CUTS Plain sliced, Rotary Cut (Called Kevizingo when RC), Quarter Sliced
USES Decorative veneer and lumber for architectural millwork and occasional cabinetry.
AVAILABILITY Reasonable availability depending on level of specification