Woodcraft Woodshop - Padauk 3/4" x 6" x 36"
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
- Inlay work and marquetry
- Finishes well
- Padauk 3/4" x 6" x 36"
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.
I'm using this Padauk in combination with Lace wood to make a sort of Jewelry box. The bright orange of the wood really creates a great contrast, and will blend nicely as the colors change.
good turning, beautiful grain, durable.
Used this product on some small boxes and a tongue/slit drum with astonishing results. Its ease of use and high aesthetic qualities leaves nothing to chance.