Bocote veneer

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Characteristics of Bocote veneer

Latin name:

Cordia gerascanthus; Fam. Boraginaceae

Other names:

Mexican Rosewood, Rio Grande Rosewood


heavy oily or waxy hardwood of medium strength and variable luster, straight grain with medium coarse texture, easily workable with all tools

Wood color:

yellowish brown to reddish brown with irregular brown to blackish markings that create a dramatic pattern


Tropical Central- und South America: West Indies, Mexico, Belize, Honduras, Brazil, Argentina


furnitures, inlays, tool handles, joinery, cabinetry, turnery, acoustic guitar backings

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