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LATIN: PTEROCARPUS SOYAUXII ORIGIN: WEST AFRICA
Padauk is an exotic wood that is a bright orange or almost crimson wood when freshly cut, but oxidizes to a darker, rich purple-brown over time - although it stays redder than Indian Rosewood. Slightly harder and heavier than Indian Rosewood it is a good wood in all respects - stable, and easy to work with. It often grows in small groups and is reported to be common in dense equatorial rain forests.
Moderately coarse, consistent
Straight, sligtly wavy, interlocking
Dust can cause skin and respiratory problems, eyelid swelling, itching, vomiting
Red, darkening to purple-brown
Exotic Wood Blanks: Below you will find stock sizes of Padauk exotic wood blanks. To view all of the available sizes of Padauk please click the "All" link below.
Exotic Wood "Project Packs": Each Padauk exotic wood project pack contains a specific amount of lumber. A variety of sizes are available and are highly popular among woodworkers. If you would like to see our current lumber prices, please click the "All" link below.
Hand-Pick Exotic Wood Boards: What you see is what you get! Browse our ever-changing selection of Padauk exotic wood boards and hand-pick the one that suits your needs!