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  • Rough Cut Lumber

  • 4/4 Rough Cut Padauk Lumber
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    Padauk wood is one of our most popular exotic woods! You don’t get much more bang for your buck as you do with African Padauk. It’s relatively inex...

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  • Padauk Project Packs
    Original price $139.50 - Original price $251.10
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    Padauk wood is one of our most popular exotic woods! Choose from 2 different sizes of our 4/4 Padauk Rough Cut Lumber Packs; 10 Board feet or 20 Bo...

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  • 8/4 Rough Cut Padauk Lumber
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    Padauk wood is one of our most popular exotic woods! You don’t get much more bang for your buck as you do with African Padauk. It’s relatively inex...

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  • S4S Lumber

  • S4S Padauk Lumber
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    Padauk wood is one of our most popular exotic woods! You don’t get much more bang for your buck as you do with African Padauk. It’s relatively inex...

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  • S4S Padauk Lumber - Thick
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    Padauk wood is one of our most popular exotic woods! You don’t get much more bang for your buck as you do with African Padauk. It’s relatively inex...

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  • Mixed Packs

  • 4/4 Exotic Mix Pack Rough Cut Lumber
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    Our Top 3 Exotics
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    Our three most popular exotic woods in 1 pack! You can't go wrong with these three types of hardwoods; Padauk, Purpleheart, and Mahogany! Padauk ...

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  • S4S Exotic Lumber Mix Pack
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    Our three most popular exotic woods in 1 pack! You can't go wrong with these three types of hardwoods; Padauk, Purpleheart, and Mahogany! Padauk ...

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  • Thins

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    Padauk wood is one of our most popular exotic woods! You don’t get much more bang for your buck as you do with African Padauk. It’s relatively inex...

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  • Exotic Wood Thins Package
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    Exotic Thins Package Great savings! We will provide you with our 3 most popular exotic thins; Mahogany, Padauk, and Purpleheart. Each thin is 1/4" ...

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  • Turning Wood

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    Padauk Turning Square We will provide you with a high quality turning blank in the dimensions of your choice. This blank has already been kiln drie...

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    Exotic Turning Square Starter Pack For turners who are just getting started and want to try three of our more popular Exotic species, or for anyone...

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  • Padauk Bowl Blank
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    Padauk Bowl Blank We will provide you with a high quality turning blank in the dimensions of your choice. This blank has already been kiln dried an...

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  •  Exotic Bowl Blank Starter Pack
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    Exotic Bowl Blank Starter Pack For turners who are just getting started and want to try three of our more popular Exotic species, or for anyone loo...

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  • Cutting Boards

  • Original price $7.50 - Original price $10.50
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    Design your own cutting board! Our Padauk cutting board blanks are 1-5/8" thick x 24" long and come in 3 sizes: 3/4" 1" 1-1/4" This blank has alr...

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  • Exotic Wood Cutting Board Pack
    Limba, Padauk, & Purpleheart
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    Limited Tools? No problem! This Exotic Wood Cutting Board Pack includes pre-cut blanks of Padauk, Purpleheart, and Limba so you can easily create y...

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    12" x 10" & 12" x 12"
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    A budget friendly version of our standard cutting board package! This package includes pre-cut blanks of 1-5/8" Purpleheart, Padauk, Mahogany, and...

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  • Dowels

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    Padauk Dowels Choose from three different sizes of dowel 1/2", 1", or 1-1/2" by 24" long! These dowels are perfect for your woodworking projects, t...

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  • Dowel Mix Package
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    Mahogany, Maple, Padauk, Purpleheart, Walnut, & Wenge
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    Assorted Dowel Mix Pack Try one of each of our 6 species of dowels; Mahogany, Maple, Padauk, Purpleheart, Walnut, and Wenge! Choose from three diff...

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    Assorted Dowel Offcuts Pack These packs include 15 x 1/2" dowels - graded as an Offcut (under length)  or containg a defect (small knot, tapering, ...

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  • Tonewood

  • Padauk Guitar Body
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    1 piece - Padauk Guitar Body (10286) Some slight checking on ends is to be expected Our thick Padauk guitar tops have been planed on just one side ...

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  • Padauk - Quarter Sawn Figured Neck Blank
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    Beautiful neck blanks hand picked for you! (10287) Our very knowledgeable staff have hand picked these standouts from our general collection. Build...

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African Padauk (Pterocarpus soyauxii)

Pricing:



Average

Hardness:

1970

Janka

Distribution:



Central and tropical west Africa

Availability:



Readily Available

Appearance

The heartwood ranges from a light pink/orange to a dark red/brown. The colours are at their most vibrant when the boards are freshly worked but will change to a dark brown/purple colour over time. It doesn’t take much sanding or scraping to get the original color back.

Workability

It works well with hand and power tools, but beware, the grain can be interlocked which can lead to tearout if your tools aren’t sharp. You should have no problems gluing this wood or having finish stick which makes it a great beginner exotic. It also smells nice with a light, aromatic quality. Fair warning, you will have colorful dust everywhere so don’t hesitate to wear a mask.

Uses

Veneer, flooring, turned objects, musical instruments, furniture, tool handles, and decorative objects. It’s also a fantastic wood for hand planes due to its awesome color, weight and stability.

Additional Comments

You don’t get much more bang for your buck as you do with African Padauk. It’s relatively inexpensive (for an import), looks great and It has a light, pleasant odor when worked. This species also takes on a wicked shine when worked with high-angle planes or scrapers. This is a fantastic choice if you are new to exotics so have fun with it.

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