Any one out there wanting to build there own tiger of rosebud better acquire the wood, while it is still available. Prices have increased significantly. I heard about a year ago that the Chinese had an open order for 1,000,000 bd. ft of cocobolo and have noticed that the thick material is harder and harder to find. This is one of many schemes the PRC is using to hedge against the devaluing 3 trillion dollar T bill portfolio. Just a friendly heads up .
Appendix II – This appendix contains species that are at risk in the wild, but not necessarily threatened with extinction. Species in this appendix are closely regulated, but are typically not as restricted as Appendix I.
Cocobolo added 6/12/13
http://www.wood-database.com/wood-artic ... d-species/