SCIENTIFIC NAME: Pterocarpus soyauxii
SAWMILL: sawn timber
DRYING: AD (air dried)
WIDTH: 150++(accepts 10% from 100mm to 140mm)
Color/Appearance: Heartwood color can vary, ranging from a pale pinkish orange to a deep brownish red.
Workability: Overall Padauk is easy to work; tearout may also occur during planing on quartersawn or interlocked grain. Padauk turns, glues, and finishes well.
Common Uses: Veneer, flooring, turned objects, musical instruments, furniture, tool handles, and other small specialty wood objects.