Bocote is an intriguing species for woodworking because of the attractive variegation and patterns that are similar to Cocobolo. It has the same density as Cocobolo and is harvested using mules! Very few, if any defects are present in this stock. An occasional, minor surface check may be present or a check in the live edge. Boards longer than 3 ft. may have a slight bow or twist up to 1/16". This lumber is kiln dried and surfaced on two sides. You won’t want to miss out on this exotic Mexican hardwood! There are checks present in this piece, please see pictures. This piece requires freight shipping due to its size. This item does not qualify for free shipping. It can be cut in half to ship UPS Ground as an alternative to freight.