PNW domestic equal of cocobolo?

What would be the closest Pacific Nortwest equivelant of cocobolo with regards to working characteristics. A turner friend that lived originally in Socal where cocobolo was readily available was looking for a domestic hardwood that might be available in the Bend, Oregon area. Thanks in advance Pat
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: What would be the closest Pacific Nortwest equivelant of cocobolo with : regards to working characteristics. A turner friend that lived originally in : Socal where cocobolo was readily available was looking for a domestic : hardwood that might be available in the Bend, Oregon area. Thanks in advance : Pat
There isn't one. Cocobolo is a Dalbergia (rosewood), extremely dense, dark reddish with black and yellow streaks. There's nothing whatsoever in the Pacific NW that comes close, unless it's imported.
    -- Andy Barss
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patrick mitchel wrote:

desert ironwood is native to north america, though it's range doesn't go that far north. persimmon isn't native here (I think) but is available in limited quantities here.
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