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Bocote (Mexican) 1x1x12

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Bocote showcases bold patterning and dramatic stripes. Its golden brown backdrop is interspersed with deep chocolate veins and it has a fine texture that polishes beautifully. Despite its distinctive grain pattern, Bocote is delightfully easy to turn. These turning blanks are available in an assortment of sizes for bowls, platters, carvings, bottle stoppers, chess pieces, tool handles, table legs, spindles, finials, candlesticks and whatever else your imagination can conjure up!

Due to high demand and limited supply, we cannot always guarantee that this item will be in stock.

  • Native to Central America and the West Indies.
  • Color: Golden brown heartwood with dark stripes; sapwood is pale.
  • Grain: Fairly straight.
  • Very hard and heavy.
  • Extremely resistant to rot and insect damage.
(1) Bocote (Mexican) 1x1x12 Blank
More Information
Manufacturer Part Number 39085
Weight 0.5200
Length 12"
Width 1"
Thickness 1"
Blank Type Wood
Species Bocote
5.0 / 5.0
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bocote wood
made some beautiful wine stoppers out of this
November 19, 2019
2 weeks ago
Woodworking Experience:
Great title , I’m glad I got to review it .
Nice piece of lumber , glad to have found it
September 17, 2019
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Very happy
Beautiful wood turns and finishes nicely
July 29, 2019
4 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Nice product. Good moisture.
Guitar and bass control knobs
Guitar and bass control knobs
May 3, 2019
7 months ago
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Rockler Store
past usage
Ronald D Julia A W on Aug 28, 2019
past usage
Ronald D Julia A W on Aug 28, 2019
great for pens, razors or coffee scoop handles
Dave L on Oct 10, 2018
great for pens, razors or coffee scoop handles
Dave L on Oct 10, 2018
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