Bibolo quarter cut wood veneer ranges from lighter to darker browns, sometimes with red hues, accompanied by handsome lighter stripes. Lustrous with beautiful striping. Sapwood is lighter than heartwood and narrow. The grain is moderately coarse, but even. Although Bibolo is sometimes referred to as African Walnut, it is not a true walnut species.
Common Uses: Architectural panels, millwork and cabinetry, as well as doors and fine furniture.
Other Name(s): African Walnut.
The Tree: Generally reaches heights of 130 feet, with trunk diameters usually around 4 feet.
A Little History: Historically used for gun stocks and furniture, as well as panels.