Variegated tones of red and orange with darker contrasting grain lines. Grain often swirly and tight.
Weight approx. 65 lbs per cu ft
|COUNTRY OF ORIGIN||
Cococbolo grows from the Sierra Madres in western Mexico and throughout Central America.
|BOTANICAL NAME||Dalbergia Retusa|
|OTHER NAMES||Granadillo, Cocoboloa, Tampiceron (Mexico), Rosewood|
|MECHANICAL PROPERTIES||High mechanical strength in all categories. Can be brittle.|
|SEASONING||Dries very slowly with tendency to end split and surface check. Surface more prevalent in thicker material. Very minimal shrinkage and distortion.|
Also a perfect wood for unique, exotic looking hardwood flooring.
|COMMENTS||Cocobolo is listed on CITES appendix II and has strict trade regulations. Cocobolo dust can be an irritant.|