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KOU

Cordia sbucordata

Cordia sbucordata of the family Boraginaceae, native to Hawaii. Fairly closely related to bocote and with somewhat similar characteristics.

my samples:


both sides of a sample plank of kou / Cordia subcordata --- HUGE enlargements are present. This sample was loaned to me by David Clark whom I thank for this and other contributions to the site. This piece is from Indonesia.]


end grain and end grain closeup of the piece directly above


END GRAIN UPDATE from directly above

web pics:


log ends


log ends, waxed


log


scales


turning stock, both sides on one item


turning stock


burl turning stock pieces


burl turning stock, both sides of one piece