I'm a a single action fan. Below is my eleventh one. The fit on the grips was the worst I've ever seen, so when I got it I knew I'd have to make new ones. These are made of bocote.
On the Cook Woods website, they say it comes from southern Mexico. I bought it at my local Woodcraft.Very good job, look great.
Lots of sanding, huh.
I have never worked that wood, Bocote,
where is it native to?
Here's an (most likely dumb) idea. If you use that wood again, heat the grips a little to bring some oil to the surface, than 'rub vigorously' to make it stay there. Not at all sure that makes any sense.On the Cook Woods website, they say it comes from southern Mexico. I bought it at my local Woodcraft.
When I applied TruOil, it would not dry. After a day I soaked it in acetone for an hour and reapplied, then it would dry. Full of natural oils I guess.