Padauk African Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
Get your hands on a wood you've never tried before! It's simple. Samples are milled on all sides to the standard size of 1/2'' X 3'' X 6'', as determined by The International Wood Collectors Society, and include the shipping cost within the 48 U.S. Each one is labeled with the botanical and common names. Use these to test finishes and stains, to compare color and grain characteristics, etc.
Why Choose African Padauk?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.
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|Grade||Samples are milled on all sides, cut square and sanded; wood is a product of nature with inconsistencies from piece to piece. Use species samples as a guide, not a perfect representation.|
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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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