Bocote

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(Cordia spp.)
Mexico and Central/South America

Has a yellowish brown body with dramatic dark brown to almost black stripes. Colour tends to darken with age. Also, the grain patterning can be quite striking, particularly on flat sawn areas. It’s not uncommon to see many “eyes” and other figuring in Bocote: though unlike knots, they do not seem to present any special challenges in machining.

Some species may contain silica that will dull cutters. On the whole, Bocote is easily worked and machined with good results. Although Bocote has a fairly high amount of natural oils present, gluing is usually problem-free. Bocote also turns and finishes well.. Janka hardness of 2,010

Common Uses: Fine furniture, cabinetry, flooring, veneer, boatbuilding, musical instruments, gunstocks, turned objects, and other small specialty wood items.

Description

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Additional information

Weight 9999 lbs
Dimensions 9999 × 999 × 9999 cm
Grade

Select or Better

Thickness

1", 1.25", 2"

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