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Bocote by the Piece, 1/8" X 3" X 24"
Bocote by the Piece, 1/8" X 3" X 24" Item #32885
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Bocote by the Piece, 1/4" X 3" X 24"
Bocote by the Piece, 1/4" X 3" X 24" Item #37363
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$17.99 Each
Bocote by the Piece, 1/2" X 3" X 24"
Bocote by the Piece, 1/2" X 3" X 24" Item #33515
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$20.99 Each
Bocote by the Piece, 3/4" X 3" X 24"
Bocote by the Piece, 3/4" X 3" X 24" Item #34490
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$27.99 Each

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Bocote by the Piece

Item #
GRP30173
Rating:
94% of 100

Bocote is an exotic wood loved by woodworkers for its beauty and its good steam bending classification. Use it for cabinets and furniture, decorative pieces, and boat decking.

(1) Bocote by the Piece
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Species Bocote
4.7 / 5.0
54 Reviews
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Took a while and came in three deliveries. The wood is fine.
February 1, 2020
Purchased
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Beautiful colors.
The Bocote wood is easy to work with and turns out great.
Turned out great!
Beautiful colors.
Hard enough wood for handles.
January 21, 2020
Purchased
3 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
BEAUTIFUL GRAIN
CAME VERY NICE. I THINK THEY HAND PICK THERE WOOD. IT IS ALWAYS BEAUTIFUL.
December 9, 2019
Purchased
4 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Absolutely amazing stick
Just one of those amazing finds. This is an incredibly figured piece of wood
Beautiful figuring
Beautiful figuring
September 22, 2019
Purchased
7 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Nice looking wood.
Very nice piece of wood . . . Never worked with it before, great grain patterns.
September 10, 2019
Purchased
7 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Bocote Museum Drawer
Bocote wood from Rockler mades a nice museum drawer
Bocote Museum Drawer
Bocote Museum Drawer
August 15, 2019
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Great piece of Bocote, made a great fingerboard!!
Great pieces of  Bocote!  Made a great fingerboard!!
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June 9, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Bocote
Beautiful grain
May 7, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
beautiful wood--nice design
Some of the nicest looking wood i have bought
April 24, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Very pretty
I making pens with the board I purchased,the colors and grain is beautiful.
March 18, 2018
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
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Why did you choose this?
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doing inlay
Donald G on Aug 9, 2018
beautiful grain patterns
Rita N on Jul 10, 2018
doing inlay
Donald G on Aug 9, 2018
Jewelry boxes
Jim H on Aug 4, 2018
beautiful grain patterns
Rita N on Jul 10, 2018
Beautiful piece of Bocote…...just ordered another one. Hope it's as good as this one!! Thanks Rockler!!
Thomas C R on Jun 4, 2018
same as what i wrote for black palm
Maury S on Jun 1, 2018
Intarsia work
John D on May 14, 2018
Thought I'd try something new
Craig C on Apr 22, 2018
color
jimmie m on Apr 20, 2018
Knife handles
Charles M on Apr 17, 2018
Same as core box router bit
Michael L on Apr 6, 2018
I'm going to try it for inlays.
riverbum on Apr 4, 2018
This one is new to me. Wanted to try it out.
James P on Mar 30, 2018
for knife scales...vaneer on titanium
Philip H on Mar 19, 2018
Grain of wood
Troy L on Feb 22, 2018
Build clock case
use to make inlays
EarlS on Jan 20, 2018
Amazing look when finished. Fairly easily worked. Great price...
Kenneth T on Jan 19, 2018
Making a small box using a US Mailbox front. I wanted 1/4 wood with dramatic grain. Didn't want to cut & plane larger piece.
wesley b on Jan 9, 2018
My Favorite species, the "eye's" in the grain and color contrast w/ "out of this world Figuring in grain pattern"- VERY HARD, makes a solid, smooth as glass finish, easy to glue up, easy to steam bend at 1/4" thickness- I just love everything I build w/ Bocote
Daniel S on Dec 3, 2017
for handles to knife kits
Kathy D on Nov 12, 2017
Amazing grain, great for accents
Zachary M on Oct 11, 2017
Use for knife scales
JOHN S on Jun 26, 2017
interesting grain, new wood to work with for me<br />Not on the endangered or threatened lists.
Julie z on May 17, 2017
Looks cool
Carole St Laurent G on May 13, 2017
I have used "Bocote" before, it is VERY hard and it "POP's" when I apply my oil mixture (a secret blend) then 2 coats of extra blonde shellac, grain filler (sand between all coats after the 1st. shellac w/320) top coat w/ Polyurethane- 2 coats. This species is a very eye catching grain and goes w/ almost any other species, Rockler has good quality
Daniel S on Apr 24, 2017
unique color
robert m on Apr 18, 2017
Accent for project.
Larry B on Mar 17, 2017
The grain looked interesting
Kathleen H on Jan 4, 2017
knife scales
Steven S on Nov 17, 2016
grain and color
Raymond K on Nov 6, 2016
have to
mark c on Nov 2, 2016
For boxes for xmas present.
Randy K on Oct 27, 2016
Wood species
Carl K on Sep 22, 2016
easy to work with and beautiful wood
Minoru U on Sep 20, 2016
I use a LOT of exciot speices in my "Heirloom Quality" Custom Woodworking shop, Bocote is one of my favorites and Rockler has the best price for this size
Daniel S on Aug 29, 2016
I like using exotic woods in marquetry
phillip S on Aug 17, 2016
For the state quarters maps I am making.
Gerard B on Aug 1, 2016
Blacksmith / swordsmith hobbyist. Hard to find pieces of this size from vendors specializing in knife crafting, and I needed larger sections for my current project.
Jonathan K on Jun 15, 2016
knife handles
Bruce G on May 23, 2016
Love the colors.
Albert B on Apr 22, 2016
I wanted to try this wood for the grain colors
lyle s on Mar 9, 2016
Excellent wood for special projects. Great to have on hand when you need it!
John H. on Dec 27, 2015
Quality, price, and packaging. Good job Rockler.
Sabah A on Nov 28, 2015
Used for bracing the bridge support on a guitar
MICHAEL& G on Oct 3, 2015
love the grain, hope it looks this way when it comes in!
KELLEY G on Sep 11, 2015
Music box project
Gregory P on Aug 26, 2015
love it
James R on Aug 22, 2015
clocks
DONALD K on Jun 26, 2015
I make functional art work and this piece of wood provide excellent grains and design to my work
RANDALL C on May 1, 2015
needed for a project
Oliver B on Apr 19, 2015
Jewelry boxes
Jim H on Aug 4, 2018
Beautiful piece of Bocote…...just ordered another one. Hope it's as good as this one!! Thanks Rockler!!
Thomas C R on Jun 4, 2018
Wanting to use this as a fretboard for a custom 7 string guitar, is there any way to get this in 1/4"x4"x24"?
James S on Sep 5, 2017
BEST ANSWER: They only come in the sizes specified, but if you get creative you can yeild many fretboards from this piece. I buy all my guitar wood from rockler and their quality is worth the extra work
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