Paldao (Botanical: Dracontomelum dao)Information to help you do fine woodworking with Paldao - all products are listed at bottom
Paldao CharacteristicsPaldao works easily with hand tools or machinery, except for a slight blunting effect on cutting surfaces when the material has interlocked grain. As is typical with interlocking grain, you get a shimmering or a slight figure. The wood is very attractive with a clear finish.
Color RangeGray-brown to red-brown, usually with a faint greenish tinge and irregular, fine dark streaks.
Other NamesDao, Lamio, Paldao, Pal Dao, Sengkulang, Ulandug
Some Typical UsesExterior construction, veneer, musical instruments, decorative woodwork, inlay, furniture
What's the Tree Like?A robust tree that grows to 120 feet tall with trunk diameters of 7-8 feet. Boles can be clear of branches for up to 85 feet.
Paldao grows inSoutheast Asia; Philippines, Malaysia, Indochina
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