Tamboti (African Cocobolo)

Latin: Spirostachys africana Origin: Southern Africa

Tamboti is a very beautiful species that grows in Southern Africa. The deep golden brown to reddish brown heartwood has darker brown to black steaks in the grain. The sapwood is a nicely contrasting pale yellow that looks very good in turnings. The Tamboti tree is fairly small so it is mainly available in turning stock. 

Tamboti has natural oils which can make sanding it difficullt but it turns well and polishes to a high sheen. 

Wood Type
Exotic hardwood

Texture
Fine, even texture with high luster

Grain Pattern
Straight grain with occasional wavy figure

Health Risks
Can cause eye and skin irritation, smoke from burning the wood is toxic

Color
Deep golden brown to darker reddish brown with black streaks in the grain, sap is contrasting pale yellow

Media

Turning Stock

Product Name Size Price Add to Cart
African Combo-20lbs (Pink Ivory, Afr Blackwood, Wild Olive, Tamboti, Mopani)- Reg $79.00, Sale $65 w/ free shipping Mixed sizes (pen,1x12,1.5x6,2x6, etc) $65.00 Add To Cart
African Combo-40lbs (Pink Ivory, Afr Blackwood, Wild Olive, Tamboti, Mopani)- Reg $143.50, Sale $120 w/ free shipping Mixed sizes (pen,1x12,1.5x6,2x6,etc) $120.00 Add To Cart
TAMBOTI 1.5X1.5.X3 -40% OFF REG PRICE OF $2.39 1.5X1.5.X3 $1.43 Add To Cart
TAMBOTI 1.5X1.5X6 -40% OFF REG PRICE OF $4.99 1.5X1.5X6 $2.99 Add To Cart
TAMBOTI 1X1X12 -40% OFF REG PRICE OF $4.67 1X1X12 $2.80 Add To Cart
TAMBOTI 2x2x18 -40% OFF REG PRICE OF $20.92 2x2x18 $12.55 Add To Cart
TAMBOTI 2x2x24 -40% OFF REG PRICE OF $27.75 2x2x24 $16.65 Add To Cart
TAMBOTI 4X4X2 -40% OFF REG PRICE OF $9.29 4X4X2 $5.57 Add To Cart
TAMBOTI 5X5X2 -40% OFF REG PRICE OF $14.39 5X5X2 $8.63 Add To Cart
TAMBOTI 6X6X2 -40% OFF REG PRICE OF $20.95 6X6X2 $12.57 Add To Cart
TAMBOTI 6x6x3 -40% OFF REG PRICE OF $31.21 6 X 6 X 3 $18.73 Add To Cart
TAMBOTI 8X8X2 -40% OFF REG PRICE OF $44.52 8X8X2 $26.71 Add To Cart
TAMBOTI KNIFE BLANK 1X1.5X5 $6.65 Add To Cart
TAMBOTI PEN BLANKS -40% OFF REG PRICE OF $2.00 3/4X3/4X6 $1.20 Add To Cart

Free Shipping Deals

Product Name Size Price Add to Cart
African Combo-20lbs (Pink Ivory, Afr Blackwood, Wild Olive, Tamboti, Mopani)- Reg $79.00, Sale $65 w/ free shipping Mixed sizes (pen,1x12,1.5x6,2x6, etc) $65.00 Add To Cart
African Combo-40lbs (Pink Ivory, Afr Blackwood, Wild Olive, Tamboti, Mopani)- Reg $143.50, Sale $120 w/ free shipping Mixed sizes (pen,1x12,1.5x6,2x6,etc) $120.00 Add To Cart

Featured Items

Product Name Size Price Add to Cart
African Combo-20lbs (Pink Ivory, Afr Blackwood, Wild Olive, Tamboti, Mopani)- Reg $79.00, Sale $65 w/ free shipping Mixed sizes (pen,1x12,1.5x6,2x6, etc) $65.00 Add To Cart
African Combo-40lbs (Pink Ivory, Afr Blackwood, Wild Olive, Tamboti, Mopani)- Reg $143.50, Sale $120 w/ free shipping Mixed sizes (pen,1x12,1.5x6,2x6,etc) $120.00 Add To Cart
TAMBOTI 1.5X1.5.X3 -40% OFF REG PRICE OF $2.39 1.5X1.5.X3 $1.43 Add To Cart
TAMBOTI 1.5X1.5X6 -40% OFF REG PRICE OF $4.99 1.5X1.5X6 $2.99 Add To Cart
TAMBOTI 1X1X12 -40% OFF REG PRICE OF $4.67 1X1X12 $2.80 Add To Cart
TAMBOTI 2x2x18 -40% OFF REG PRICE OF $20.92 2x2x18 $12.55 Add To Cart
TAMBOTI 2x2x24 -40% OFF REG PRICE OF $27.75 2x2x24 $16.65 Add To Cart
TAMBOTI 4X4X2 -40% OFF REG PRICE OF $9.29 4X4X2 $5.57 Add To Cart
TAMBOTI 5X5X2 -40% OFF REG PRICE OF $14.39 5X5X2 $8.63 Add To Cart
TAMBOTI 6X6X2 -40% OFF REG PRICE OF $20.95 6X6X2 $12.57 Add To Cart
TAMBOTI 6x6x3 -40% OFF REG PRICE OF $31.21 6 X 6 X 3 $18.73 Add To Cart
TAMBOTI 8X8X2 -40% OFF REG PRICE OF $44.52 8X8X2 $26.71 Add To Cart
TAMBOTI PEN BLANKS -40% OFF REG PRICE OF $2.00 3/4X3/4X6 $1.20 Add To Cart