Bocote is a yellowish-brown wood known for its dramatic dark brown to almost black stripes. It is commonly used for fine furniture, musical instruments, gunstocks and other small specialty wood items. Its bold figuring and striking contrasts make Bocote an extremely eye-catching wood. Bocote also responds well to both hand and machine tools. It is easily glued and polishes to a smooth finish. Using Bocote for your next project ensures maximum toughness for an everyday carry and will give your finished knife the professional look it deserves.