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Parota wood, sometimes called "Guanacaste", is an exotic wood that comes mainly from Central America. Parota is commonly used in furniture, table slabs, boatbuilding, millwork, and turned objects. As a knife and gun handle wood, Parota is easy to work with and mills, sands, and planes very well. It can be glued and finishes nicely with varying grits of sanding and polishing. The final texture of the sanded parota wood surface feels velvety to the touch and provides excellent grip in both wet and dry conditions. Our parota wood has been USA stabilized under high vacuum pressure to maximize the performance and looks of the completed handle finish. This stabilizing process also serves to add improved water repelling properties to the final handle finish. Try some parota wood on your next handle project and create something you will be proud to own, carry, and show off.