Bocote


Bocote is an exotic wood native to Mexico, Central America, and the West Indies. It features a wide range of grain patterns from straight to wild, with curved lines and swirls. The color ranges from golden brown to tan to golden yellow. It is a hard, heavy, and dense wood, strong and stiff, with a medium texture. Mainly used for custom pool cues, cabinetry, veneer, furniture, inlays, knife handles, and pens. It polishes well with wax or polyurethane, and will take a moderately high natural gloss.

Avg Dry Wgt : 50 lbs/ft3 (800 kg/m3) | Janka Hardness : 2010lbf (8941 N) | Specific Gravity : 0.73

Texture : Medium
Grain Pattern : Straight to wild, curved lines and swirls
Health Risk : Not known
Color : Golden brown, tan, golden yellow
Wood Type : Tropical Hardwood

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