Thread: Favorite woods
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Old 10-12-2005, 10:32 PM   #20
Lan Powers
Dojo: Aikido of Midland, Midland TX
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Re: Favorite woods

Cocobolo is very heavy, dense, and polishes sweet too.
I made a jo out of this stuff for my Sensei & it seems to hold up well . (so far)
Cocobolo is a type of rosewood as well, and has a rich color. Do you know of any drawbacks to this other than being so heavy?
BTW it turns on a woodlathe easier than hickory.
Thanks Lan

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