Cocobolo is an exotic wood native to Mexico, Panama, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua, and is favored for custom pool cues, fine furniture and cabinetry, inlays, and musical instruments. The wood is very durable and strong, with a fine texture. It is extremely beautiful, ranging in color from dark red to reddish brown, with an irregular grain pattern. Cocobolo has fantastic working characteristics, making it a favorite for turning and carving, and finishes very smoothly.
Avg Dry Wgt : 68 lbs/ft3 (1100 kg/m3) | Janka Hardness : 2960lbf (13167 N) | Specific Gravity : 1.10
Texture : Fine and even
Grain Pattern : Irregular
Health Risk : Sensitizer, skin irritation from dust, dermatitis, nausea, bronchial asthma, nose and throat irritation, wheezing
Color : Streaks of red, orange and yellow along darker bands
Wood Type : Tropical Hardwood