Woodcraft Woodshop - Bocote 1-1/2" x 1-1/2" x 24" Wood Turning Stock
Bocote (Cordia spp.) has a yellowish brown body with dramatic dark brown to almost black stripes. Color tends to darken with age. Also, the grain patterning can be quite striking, particularly on...
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- Central America
- Machines well
- Aesthetic attributes
Due to the nature of wood movement, shrinkage and expansion are possible. Please measure each piece carefully before starting any project.
Wood is a product of nature, and as such, no two pieces are alike to start with, while the same wood growing in different locales can vary greatly even though it is the exact same species.
Thin Stock. The thin stock is cut to size from quality, kiln-dried stock. Dimensions are +/- 1/8" of size listed.
Carving and Turning Blocks. Blocks are sawn to +/- ¼" of size listed.
Plywood. Sizes are nominal. Dimensions are +/- 1/8" of size listed.
Great looking wood!
I use Bocote to turn Duck call barrels. Great looking wood for any sort of turning! I love the contrasting colors and the straight grain. The only problem I had was with my tools getting pulled into it(my fault for having less than super-sharp tools.)