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Water Damage Wood Floor Specialists
Providing high quality repairs, refinishing, or replacement of your wood floor system.
We are your advocate and we work for you, not the insurance company.
The insurance company’s contractors work for and are paid by the insurance company.
“You have the right to have your home repaired by the repair person of your choice”.
“You have the right to reject any settlement amount including any unfair valuation offered by the insurance company”.
Let Boatright Hardwood Floors guide you through the process to put your home back together.
Bubinga
Guibourtia demeusei
Appearance

Color: Pink, red or red/brown with purple streaks or veins; changes from pinkish rose when freshly milled to burgundy red when aged.

Grain: Fine; straight or interlocked, can be highly figured.

Species & Grade Variations: Quartered exhibits flame figure; flatsawn has rosewood graining.

Properties

Hardness (Janka): 2690 (109% harder than Northern red oak).

Dimensional Stability: Average (8.4; 2% more stable than Northern red oak).

Workability

Sawing/Machining: Saws and planes well.

Sanding: Sands satisfactorily if correct sanding sequence is followed.

Suggested Sequence:

  • First Cut: 50 at a 7-15 degree angle with the grain
  • Second Cut: 60 or 80 straight with the grain
  • Third Cut: 100
  • Hard Plate: 100
  • First Screen: 80
  • Second Screen: 100 or 120

Nailing: Tends to split tongues. Pre-drilling and hand-nailing may be preferred.

Finishing: Test all products before using them on the actual floor. Oil-modified finished will require a lengthy dry time. (See finishing comments on page 6.)

Comments: Dust has been known to cause contact dermatitis.

Origin
Africa
Availability

Limited availability.

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Shown with water-based finish (top), and oil-based finish (bottom)
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