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Padauk African Dimensioned Hobby Boards 3/4" x 5.5" (Choose Your Length)
Gorgeous and naturally colorful wood will blow your mind. Padauk elicits the joys of woodworking with its solid and consistent color, and its ease of routing, cutting, sanding and finishing. But it's also so vibrantly colored that you'll want to use this one in your most decorative projects like keepsake boxes, musical instruments, fine furniture pieces. African padauk also makes an excellent wood for inlay if you just want to use a little bit. Contrasts well with pale woods like maple and ash, but also darker woods like wenge, walnut, and ebony.Easy Size!
Hobby boards make it easy to get started on your project. They're perfectly sized to nominal 1x6 boards (3/4"x5.5" to be exact) with clean, straight edges and smooth faces. They're lovingly milled from kiln dried, Select & Better lumber so you get gorgeous, clear, ready-to-use wood.
What Size Is This?
|Length||24", 36", 72"|
|Grade||Select & Better|
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About African Padauk (Pterocarpus soyauxii)View All African Padauk Products
3.75lbs /Bd. Ft.
Ease of Finishing
African Padauk is an exotic wood from Africa
When freshly cut the wood is bright orange red, becomes reddish brown. Moderately hard and heavy. Medium texture, but with large pores. Saws and planes easily to a very smooth surface.
Bright orange red when freshy cut or planed, often with dark stripes; oxidizes to dark chocolate brown or light brown.
A straight, well shaped tree. Reaches 100 feet with a buttressed trunk which may be 48" at breast height.
African Padauk, Mbe, Mbil, Mututi, Ngula, Bosulu
Musical instruments, furniture, flooring, turning, accessories.
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