The wood is very oily which makes it difficult to glue but on the plus side the oiliness makes it easy to produce a fantastic polish on finished pieces. Wear a respirator mask when working Cocobolo as the dust can produce asthma-like reactions. Cocobolo is a small to medium sized tree and is found mainly in Mexico, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Panama.
Due to CITES regulations, we can only ship this species to customers in the United States.
These, unlike the packs of thins we sell, have been surfaced and any boards with defects culled out. They are quite nice, being ;straight and with vertical grain.
Item Number: W41141