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4/4 Bocote Lumber, Packs Measuring 10 to 20 Board Feet- Demo – Not for sale


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Scientific name : Cordia spp.

Common name: Bocote

Bocote is a really unmistakable colorful hardwood species. Despite the fact that Bocote is definitely not an intriguing wood, and isn’t recorded as an imperiled species, this hardwood radiates extravagance. Bocote is a local wood of Mexico and is among the most gorgeous and solid hardwoods in the world. Bocote is a heavy wood. Bocote is a colorful exotic wood local to Mexico, Central America, and the West Indies. It includes a wide scope of grain designs from directly to wild, with bent lines and twirls. The variety goes from brilliant brown to tan to brilliant yellow. It is a hard, dense, and thick wood, solid and firm, with a medium surface.

Figured Bocote wood makes strikingly lovely instruments with novel and fascinating wood grain on each model. The heartwood shifts from rosy brown to dull brown and has unpredictable dark streaks. It is plainly outlined from the sapwood which is dark or yellowish. The smell is fragrant and it has a medium shine with a waxy, slick appearance. The surface is fine to medium and the grain goes from directly to wavy. Bocote is not difficult to work with, completing without a hitch, and is profoundly appealing. A conceivable unfavorable response from the residue and wood is that it very well may be a skin sensitizer.

The wood has an exceptionally high evaluated toughness.

A few species might contain silica that will dull cutters. All in all, Bocote is effortlessly worked and machined with great outcomes.  Bocote likewise turns and finishes well.

The grain on most beautiful pieces is generally figured somehow or another, and furthermore will, in general, be interlocked, however, pieces with the plain and straight grain can likewise be found. Medium uniform surface and a normally slick/waxy feel. Great regular luster

Bocote is the best exotic hardwood choice for making fine furniture, cabinetry, flooring, veneer, boatbuilding, instruments, gunstocks, turned objects, beautiful boxes, boat decking, vehicle bodies, and light construction, and other little specialty wood items.  Chosen logs cut for veneers appropriate for framing and furniture.

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