Bocote Turning Squares: 2" x 2" x 18"

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Bocote Turning Squares: 2" x 2" x 18"

$18.00
$14.40 ea.

Sale Ends February 18, 2019

Bocote Turning Squares: 2" x 2" x 18"

Why Choose Bocote?

Often highly figured with eyes. Hard and heavy. Appears oily with a medium luster. Takes a natural polish. Not difficult to work. Finishes very smoothly.

These turning squares are cut from premium kiln dried lumber. They're ready to be turned into furniture spindles, table legs, small accessories (letter openers, utensils, etc), and other fine woodworking projects.
What Size Is This?
Thickness 2"
Width 2"
Length 18"
Grade Air dried and waxed on the ends
Approximated, actual size may vary +/- 1/8"

About Bocote (Cordia elaeagnoides)

Weight

4.67

lbs /Bd. Ft.
30.45% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

2200

Janka Rating
70.54% harder than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.74

Specific Gravity
15.62% more dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Average 5/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
V. Fine 2/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 3/10
Red Oak

map of where Bocote tree grows
Bocote is an exotic wood from Latin America

Often highly figured with eyes. Hard and heavy. Appears oily with a medium luster. Takes a natural polish. Not difficult to work. Finishes very smoothly.

color of Bocote
Color Range
Greenish yellow to golden brown with dark stripes.
the Bocote tree
What's The Tree Like?
Small to medium sized tree sometimes 100 feet tall.
other names for Bocote
Other Names
Anacahuite, Bocote, Bois de rose, Canalete, Cordia- Light American, Cupane, Ecuador laurel, Laurel, Laurel de costa, Laurel negro, Peterebi, Salmwood, Siricote
uses for Bocote
Some Typical Uses
Cabinetmaking, musical instruments, Joinery, Turnings, Balusters, Bedroom suites, Chairs, Chests, Desks, Dowels, Drawer sides, Excelsior, Figured veneer, Flooring, Furniture components, Furniture squares or stock, Interior construction, Kitchen cabinets, Moldings, Office furniture, Parquet flooring, veneer, TV cabinets, Rustic furniture, Stairs, Stools, Tables, Trim, Utility furniture, Wardrobes
More Bocote!
You have a lot of ways to buy this wood!

Customer Ratings & Reviews

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5 Total Reviews
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February 14, 2019
5 out of 5
Flute
Review by  Bill  from San Diego
Looks amazing, sounds great and have had so many compliments. Good pick.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
September 2, 2016
5 out of 5
The Best!
Review by  Chip Clark from CA
This is the best Bocote I've managed to find so far. I use these squares for inlay work, and with them being perfectly milled makes the resaw much easier.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
September 2, 2016
5 out of 5
Perfect
Review by  Janet from Texas
Perfect, no knots or cracks
Verified Buyer
Recommended
February 21, 2013
5 out of 5
KNIFE HANDLE
Review by  DEAN JOHNSON from sunburg, mn usa
GREAT PIECE, GOT THE WILD GRAIN I LIKE, WILL BE ORDERING MORE FROM YOU FORSURE!!!! THANKS AGAIN DEAN
Recommended
November 16, 2011
5 out of 5
Bocote Squares
Review by  dds from Bluffton, sc us
Excellant quality
Recommended
5 Total Reviews
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