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.
Made of woods such as snakewood, bubinga
, quilted maple, ebony, mahogany and zebrawood, Wiklund's tables are stunning, with a simplicity and smoothness that belie the almost eight weeks of toil that go into handcrafting each one.
Other craftsmen designed and built the mahogany and bubinga
case for the gavel and block, which has a laser cut of the NLC logo.
Longhurst created the original sculpture, which is made from kiln-dried Bubinga
wood and mounted on a marble base.
The Signature Series takedown recurve weighs only slightly over two pounds with laminated African bubinga
and curly maple woods.
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).
My initial box graters were made using exotic woods like rosewood and bubinga
, but once the company decided to market the product on a larger scale, we made the switch to bamboo because it's an environmentally friendly alternative to hardwoods.
March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom Clevenger's vessel "Orion" contains 883 pieces of Bubinga
, Yellowheart, Bloodwood, and Ebony.
The mountain mahogany, as gorgeous as African bubinga
, I'd discovered while stalking desert muleys the previous January.
Good Hope Hardwoods stocks a wide selection of figured walnut slabs, claro walnut slabs, bubinga
slabs, ash slabs, sequential slab lumber, figured and plain walnut crotches.
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
The dining room's 10-foot-long table was cut from a West African Bubinga
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.