Bocote 2" x 6" x 6"
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...
- 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.
Three nice chunks
Bought three nice chunks -wish there were more. Wish it came in 2" x 4" x 4"
one dark and one light...not happy
couldn't you take 2 min to get them close to the same color??come on, i'm sure these weren't the only 2 pieces you had left.
Hidden crack under wax coating,
This block had a crack down the center that was hidden under the wax coating. I didn't see the crack until I started turning it. Instead of making a bowl, I'll cut it into strips for use in pens.