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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000425.txt from 2003/10

From: "redcedar2" <>
Subj: RE: [kl] cocobolo wood
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2003 16:46:14 -0400

Ken Wolman wrote in part:
"Depending on the wood, it can be more than the dust, it can also be the
finished product."

My experience suggests the reaction varies with the individual.

I played with a Greg Smith Cocobolo mouthpiece, and contact with my skin
caused no problems.

However, I have turned Cocobolo for years, and like Imbuia, the dust causes
severe skin rashes and impairs respiration.


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