• Bocote Pen Blank BOCOTEPB West Pen Hardwoods
  • Bocote Pen Blank BOCOTEPB West Pen Hardwoods

Bocote Pen Blank

SKU #110781
MFR #WSS-BOCPBLK

Bocote is a beautiful decorative exotic wood growing from Mexico through lower Central America. It is a very good alternative to many of the Rosewood species which are now on CITES restriction, as Bocote is not a Rosewood. It has unique grain patterns from straight lines to swirls to bird’s eye figure. It is easily workable and contains a high oil content wh…

See Full Description and Specs

$1.49

In stock

Product Highlights

  • Wood Type: Bocote.
  • Latin: Cordia spp.
  • Origin: Mexico and Central/South America.
  • Minimum Dimensions.  5-3/4” X 3/4” X 3/4″.

Description

Bocote is a beautiful decorative exotic wood growing from Mexico through lower Central America. It is a very good alternative to many of the Rosewood species which are now on CITES restriction, as Bocote is not a Rosewood. It has unique grain patterns from straight lines to swirls to bird’s eye figure. It is easily workable and contains a high oil content which helps to achieve a high luster in finished products. Bocote is commonly used in wood turning, gunstock, pool cues, musical instruments, and furniture.

Specs

Wood Type Exotic hardwood
Texture Medium uniform texture with natural oily feel
Grain Pattern Straight or interlocked grain with many pieces showing a decorative figured pattern
Health Risks Can trigger allergic sensitivity to those who are allergic to Rosewood species
Color Yellowish-brown body with deep brown to black stripes and swirls

 

Warning:  California Proposition 65

Shipping Information

  • Weight: .5 lbs
  • Dimensions: 9 × 11 × 1.5 in