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Rex has 10 million board feet of Kiln Dried Inventory in stock
10 Million Board Feet of Kiln Dried Inventory in Stock.
Any lumber from any location can be shipped to you promptly
Any Lumber at Any Rex Location is Available to Ship to You Promptly.

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Cocobolo

Dalbergia Retusa

Fabaceae Or Leguminosae - The Legume Family

Other Common Name(s):

Caviuna, Cocobolo Prieto, Funera, Grandaillo, Jacarandaholz, Nambar, Nicaraguan Rosewood, Palisander, Palisandre, Palisandro, Palissandro, Pau Preto, Rosewood

Imported Hardwood

Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use:

Interior Use Only

Uses:

Cabinets, Furniture, Knife Handles, Millwork, Mouldings, Picture Frames

Distribution:

Cocoboloa grows through out much of Central America

General Description

Fresh cut sapwood is reported to have a variety of rainbow like colors, which diminish upon exposed. The heartwood color varies, but generally is deep red with black striping or mottling that deepens in color with exposure. The grain is fairly straight but can be interwoven with a fine to medium-fine texture.

Price Range: ($ least expensive, $$$$$ most expensive)

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Working Properties

Machining:
Fair
Nailing:
Fair
Glueing:
Poor
Screwing:
Fair
Finishing:
Good

Physical Properties

Weight (lbs/BF):
6.55
Specific Gravity:
0.80 - 0.98
Modulus of Rupture (psi):
8,400 - 10,000
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi):
4,200 - 5750
Side Hardness (lbs):
1140

Additional Information

The wood has a moderate blunting effect on most tooling, but is not difficult to work. Pre-boring is suggested due to the density of the wood. Due to its waxy nature Cocobolo is unsuitable for gluing.

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