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Fancy Stuff For Woodturners
Nectandra mollis - Direct from Brazil, this makes a great substitute for Bocote at a better
price. The heartwood color varies from light greyish-brown to dark grey-brown with
frequent long darker streaks. Turns, sands and finishes well, and is also easy to glue.
Just because you never heard of it, don't let that stop you from trying this under
appreciated turning wood.
Here's an example of Louro Preto
as raw stock, coated with wax,
which makes it look a little darker.