Woodcraft Woodshop - Padauk 3/4" x 3" x 24" Dimensioned Wood
African padauk (pterocarpus soyauxii) central and tropical west Africa. Medium to hard wood, color can vary, ranging from a pale pinkish orange to a deep brownish red. Most pieces tend to start...
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- Unique reddish orange color
- Turns well
- Finishes well
- Padauk, 3/4" x 3" x 24"
Due to the nature of wood movement, shrinkage and expansion are possible. Please measure each piece carefully before starting any project.
Wood is a product of nature, and as such, no two pieces are alike to start with, while the same wood growing in different locales can vary greatly even though it is the exact same species.
Thin Stock. The thin stock is cut to size from quality, kiln-dried stock. Dimensions are +/- 1/8" of size listed.
Carving and Turning Blocks. Blocks are sawn to +/- ¼" of size listed.
Plywood. Sizes are nominal. Dimensions are +/- 1/8" of size listed.
Wood had fantastic color and grain. Worked well. Pieces received were flat, but rough cut on the sides. Plan on loosing a little width to clean up edges. Will use again.
Bad piece of padauk
The very expensive piece of Padauk had a huge white strip of wood down the side. I realize wood varies, but for the premium I paid, I expected a quality piece of wood. That is exactly what I was afraid of, I don't think I would buy online again. Everything else was fine.