Bocote

Bocote (Cordia eleagnoides) is a small tree that typically produces lumber that is 3-7′ long by 3-6″ wide by 1-2″ thick. It is logged by hand with mules in a selective cutting method in Southern Mexico that is very sustainable and responsible. Bocote is related to Ziricote and possesses some similar characteristics including black lines, density, and overall appearance. This Central American hardwood is more plentiful than Ziricote so the cost is 25-35% less. Occasionally boards will have Birdseye figure, beautiful swirling patterns, and/or good variegation. Yellows fade to a tobacco brown while blacks remain. The wood is exceptional to turn, with a natural silky smooth polish that is easily attainable.

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W37003

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Bookmatched Bocote Knife Scales

W37003
$25.99
In Stock: 1
W37003 specs:
1 lb. Size of each: 5″ x 1-1/2″ x 3/8″

Bocote (Cordia eleagnoides) is a small tree that typically produces lumber that is 3-7′ long by 3-6″ wide by 1-2″ thick. It is logged by hand with mules in a selective cutting method in Southern Mexico that is very sustainable and responsible. Bocote is related to Ziricote and possesses some similar characteristics including black lines, density, and overall appearance. Occasionally boards will have Birdseye figure, beautiful swirling patterns, and/or good variegation. Yellows fade to brown while blacks remain. The wood is exceptional to turn, with a natural silky smooth polish that is easily attainable.

Dry and ready to use.

There are two small sound knots in the center. One piece has a 1/2″ minor check on the back face. Beautiful blank!

W37004

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Bookmatched Bocote Knife Scales

W37004
$24.99
In Stock: 1
W37004 specs:
1 lb. Size of each: 5″ x 1-1/2″ x 3/8″

Bocote (Cordia eleagnoides) is a small tree that typically produces lumber that is 3-7′ long by 3-6″ wide by 1-2″ thick. It is logged by hand with mules in a selective cutting method in Southern Mexico that is very sustainable and responsible. Bocote is related to Ziricote and possesses some similar characteristics including black lines, density, and overall appearance. Occasionally boards will have Birdseye figure, beautiful swirling patterns, and/or good variegation. Yellows fade to brown while blacks remain. The wood is exceptional to turn, with a natural silky smooth polish that is easily attainable.

Dry and ready to use.

Nice birdseye figure.

W37005

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Bookmatched Bocote Knife Scales

W37005
$27.99
In Stock: 1
W37005 specs:
1 lb. Size of each: 5″ x 1-1/2″ x 3/8″

Bocote (Cordia eleagnoides) is a small tree that typically produces lumber that is 3-7′ long by 3-6″ wide by 1-2″ thick. It is logged by hand with mules in a selective cutting method in Southern Mexico that is very sustainable and responsible. Bocote is related to Ziricote and possesses some similar characteristics including black lines, density, and overall appearance. Occasionally boards will have Birdseye figure, beautiful swirling patterns, and/or good variegation. Yellows fade to brown while blacks remain. The wood is exceptional to turn, with a natural silky smooth polish that is easily attainable.

Dry and ready to use.

There is a lot of interesting patterns!

W37007

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Bookmatched Bocote Knife Scales

W37007
$19.99
In Stock: 1
W37007 specs:
1 lb. Size of each: 5″ x 1-1/2″ x 3/8″

Bocote (Cordia eleagnoides) is a small tree that typically produces lumber that is 3-7′ long by 3-6″ wide by 1-2″ thick. It is logged by hand with mules in a selective cutting method in Southern Mexico that is very sustainable and responsible. Bocote is related to Ziricote and possesses some similar characteristics including black lines, density, and overall appearance. Occasionally boards will have Birdseye figure, beautiful swirling patterns, and/or good variegation. Yellows fade to brown while blacks remain. The wood is exceptional to turn, with a natural silky smooth polish that is easily attainable.

Dry and ready to use.

There are checks on the bottom of the piece. Good for a 1-1/4″ knife scale.

W37006

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Bookmatched Bocote Knife Scales

W37006
$29.99
In Stock: 1
W37006 specs:
1 lb. Size of each: 5″ x 1-1/2″ x 3/8″

Bocote (Cordia eleagnoides) is a small tree that typically produces lumber that is 3-7′ long by 3-6″ wide by 1-2″ thick. It is logged by hand with mules in a selective cutting method in Southern Mexico that is very sustainable and responsible. Bocote is related to Ziricote and possesses some similar characteristics including black lines, density, and overall appearance. Occasionally boards will have Birdseye figure, beautiful swirling patterns, and/or good variegation. Yellows fade to brown while blacks remain. The wood is exceptional to turn, with a natural silky smooth polish that is easily attainable.

Dry and ready to use.

W37009

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Bookmatched Bocote Knife Scales

W37009
$24.99
In Stock: 1
W37009 specs:
1 lb. Size of each: 5″ x 1-1/2″ x 3/8″

Bocote (Cordia eleagnoides) is a small tree that typically produces lumber that is 3-7′ long by 3-6″ wide by 1-2″ thick. It is logged by hand with mules in a selective cutting method in Southern Mexico that is very sustainable and responsible. Bocote is related to Ziricote and possesses some similar characteristics including black lines, density, and overall appearance. Occasionally boards will have Birdseye figure, beautiful swirling patterns, and/or good variegation. Yellows fade to brown while blacks remain. The wood is exceptional to turn, with a natural silky smooth polish that is easily attainable.

Dry and ready to use.

W37011

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Bookmatched Bocote Knife Scales

W37011
$22.99
In Stock: 1
W37011 specs:
1 lb. Size of each: 5″ x 1-1/2″ x 3/8″

Bocote (Cordia eleagnoides) is a small tree that typically produces lumber that is 3-7′ long by 3-6″ wide by 1-2″ thick. It is logged by hand with mules in a selective cutting method in Southern Mexico that is very sustainable and responsible. Bocote is related to Ziricote and possesses some similar characteristics including black lines, density, and overall appearance. Occasionally boards will have Birdseye figure, beautiful swirling patterns, and/or good variegation. Yellows fade to brown while blacks remain. The wood is exceptional to turn, with a natural silky smooth polish that is easily attainable.

Dry and ready to use.

Great figure.

W37012

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Bookmatched Bocote Knife Scales

W37012
$17.99
In Stock: 1
W37012 specs:
1 lb. Size of each: 5″ x 1-1/2″ x 3/8″

Bocote (Cordia eleagnoides) is a small tree that typically produces lumber that is 3-7′ long by 3-6″ wide by 1-2″ thick. It is logged by hand with mules in a selective cutting method in Southern Mexico that is very sustainable and responsible. Bocote is related to Ziricote and possesses some similar characteristics including black lines, density, and overall appearance. Occasionally boards will have Birdseye figure, beautiful swirling patterns, and/or good variegation. Yellows fade to brown while blacks remain. The wood is exceptional to turn, with a natural silky smooth polish that is easily attainable.

Dry and ready to use.

W34658

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Mexican Bocote

W34658
$227.99
In Stock: 1
W34658 specs:
23 lbs. 72-1/2″ x 7-7/8″ x 7/8″

Bocote (Cordia eleagnoides) is a small tree that typically produces lumber that is 3-7′ long by 3-6″ wide by 1-2″ thick. It is logged by hand with mules in a selective cutting method in Southern Mexico that is very sustainable and responsible. Bocote is related to Ziricote and possesses some similar characteristics including black lines, density, and overall appearance. Occasionally boards will have Birdseye figure, beautiful swirling patterns, and/or good variegation. Yellows fade to brown while blacks remain. The wood is exceptional to turn, with a natural silky smooth polish that is easily attainable.

This wood is kiln dried and surfaced on two sides.  There may be an occasional surface or end check, planer hit/miss, or minor blemish. A slight bow or twist may be present in only a few boards. These are the largest sizes we have seen in 15 years!  They are exceptionally wide and clear with excellent quality.

Beautiful long board! Minor planer skip in one area. 3/16″ bow.

 

W34657

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Mexican Bocote

W34657
$449.99
In Stock: 1
W34657 specs:
42 lbs. 68-1/4″ x 7-15/16″ x 1-13/16″

Bocote (Cordia eleagnoides) is a small tree that typically produces lumber that is 3-7′ long by 3-6″ wide by 1-2″ thick. It is logged by hand with mules in a selective cutting method in Southern Mexico that is very sustainable and responsible. Bocote is related to Ziricote and possesses some similar characteristics including black lines, density, and overall appearance. Occasionally boards will have Birdseye figure, beautiful swirling patterns, and/or good variegation. Yellows fade to brown while blacks remain. The wood is exceptional to turn, with a natural silky smooth polish that is easily attainable.

This wood is kiln dried and surfaced on two sides.  There may be an occasional surface or end check, planer hit/miss, or minor blemish. A slight bow or twist may be present in only a few boards. These are the largest sizes we have seen in 15 years!  They are exceptionally wide and clear with excellent quality.

1″ check on one face. 1″ end check next to numbers. Some fiddleback on edge grain on numbered face.

W34656

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Mexican Bocote

W34656
$179.99
In Stock: 1
W34656 specs:
20 lbs. 65-1/4″ x 8″ x 15/16″

Bocote (Cordia eleagnoides) is a small tree that typically produces lumber that is 3-7′ long by 3-6″ wide by 1-2″ thick. It is logged by hand with mules in a selective cutting method in Southern Mexico that is very sustainable and responsible. Bocote is related to Ziricote and possesses some similar characteristics including black lines, density, and overall appearance. Occasionally boards will have Birdseye figure, beautiful swirling patterns, and/or good variegation. Yellows fade to brown while blacks remain. The wood is exceptional to turn, with a natural silky smooth polish that is easily attainable.

This wood is kiln dried and surfaced on two sides.  There may be an occasional surface or end check, planer hit/miss, or minor blemish. A slight bow or twist may be present in only a few boards. These are the largest sizes we have seen in 15 years!  They are exceptionally wide and clear with excellent quality.

There are two bug holes on one face. Exceptional length and width!

W34654

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Birdseye Mexican Bocote

W34654
$229.99
In Stock: 1
W34654 specs:
17 lbs. 61-13/16″ x 7-7/8″ x 7/8″

Bocote (Cordia eleagnoides) is a small tree that typically produces lumber that is 3-7′ long by 3-6″ wide by 1-2″ thick. It is logged by hand with mules in a selective cutting method in Southern Mexico that is very sustainable and responsible. Bocote is related to Ziricote and possesses some similar characteristics including black lines, density, and overall appearance. Occasionally boards will have Birdseye figure, beautiful swirling patterns, and/or good variegation. Yellows fade to brown while blacks remain. The wood is exceptional to turn, with a natural silky smooth polish that is easily attainable.

This wood is kiln dried and surfaced on two sides.  There may be an occasional surface or end check, planer hit/miss, or minor blemish. A slight bow or twist may be present in only a few boards. These are the largest sizes we have seen in 15 years!  They are exceptionally wide and clear with excellent quality.

Beautiful colors and figure. Some birdseyes have small bark incursions. Beautiful board!

 

W34653

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Mexican Bocote

W34653
$199.99
In Stock: 1
W34653 specs:
20 lbs. 61″ x 8-7/8″ x 7/8″

Bocote (Cordia eleagnoides) is a small tree that typically produces lumber that is 3-7′ long by 3-6″ wide by 1-2″ thick. It is logged by hand with mules in a selective cutting method in Southern Mexico that is very sustainable and responsible. Bocote is related to Ziricote and possesses some similar characteristics including black lines, density, and overall appearance. Occasionally boards will have Birdseye figure, beautiful swirling patterns, and/or good variegation. Yellows fade to brown while blacks remain. The wood is exceptional to turn, with a natural silky smooth polish that is easily attainable.

This wood is kiln dried and surfaced on two sides.  There may be an occasional surface or end check, planer hit/miss, or minor blemish. A slight bow or twist may be present in only a few boards. These are the largest sizes we have seen in 15 years!  They are exceptionally wide and clear with excellent quality.

2″ check on face near edge.

W34651

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Mexican Bocote

W34651
$259.99
In Stock: 1
W34651 specs:
19 lbs. 57-1/8″ x 10″ x 7/8″

Bocote (Cordia eleagnoides) is a small tree that typically produces lumber that is 3-7′ long by 3-6″ wide by 1-2″ thick. It is logged by hand with mules in a selective cutting method in Southern Mexico that is very sustainable and responsible. Bocote is related to Ziricote and possesses some similar characteristics including black lines, density, and overall appearance. Occasionally boards will have Birdseye figure, beautiful swirling patterns, and/or good variegation. Yellows fade to brown while blacks remain. The wood is exceptional to turn, with a natural silky smooth polish that is easily attainable.

This wood is kiln dried and surfaced on two sides.  There may be an occasional surface or end check, planer hit/miss, or minor blemish. A slight bow or twist may be present in only a few boards. These are the largest sizes we have seen in 15 years!  They are exceptionally wide and clear with excellent quality.

Great wide stock! Minor planer skip on face.

W34649

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Mexican Bocote

W34649
$179.99
In Stock: 1
W34649 specs:
28 lbs. 48-3/16″ x 7-7/8″ x 1-7/8″

Bocote (Cordia eleagnoides) is a small tree that typically produces lumber that is 3-7′ long by 3-6″ wide by 1-2″ thick. It is logged by hand with mules in a selective cutting method in Southern Mexico that is very sustainable and responsible. Bocote is related to Ziricote and possesses some similar characteristics including black lines, density, and overall appearance. Occasionally boards will have Birdseye figure, beautiful swirling patterns, and/or good variegation. Yellows fade to brown while blacks remain. The wood is exceptional to turn, with a natural silky smooth polish that is easily attainable.

This wood is kiln dried and surfaced on two sides.  There may be an occasional surface or end check, planer hit/miss, or minor blemish. A slight bow or twist may be present in only a few boards. These are the largest sizes we have seen in 15 years!  They are exceptionally wide and clear with excellent quality.

There is a 26-1/2″ split below the W#. This goes along the sapwood/ heartwood boundary. This goes between 1/2″ and 1″ from the edge. There are several knots with small incursions.