Can anyone tell me what kind of wood this is? I got a carved food bowl years ago just to use for bridges and such because it was dark. I have not had luck finding a picture of this wood showing the grain and such. Thanks for looking.

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Comment by Lonman on May 27, 2019 at 12:07pm

thanks for the input UJ and SD. I always have wondered. I use it for nuts or bridges and fret dots would be good too. 

Comment by smilingdog1 on May 27, 2019 at 4:47am

cocobolo

Comment by Uncle John on May 26, 2019 at 9:07pm
Looks related to mahogany.
Comment by Lonman on January 1, 2019 at 9:11am

thanks Scott for the thought. Looing at pics, very well could be.

Comment by Scott Schoepf on January 1, 2019 at 12:54am

Maybe Iroko?

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