Description: Lumber tends to be a rich reddish orange when freshly cut. darkening substantially over time to a reddish/purplish brown to nearly black. It is very rot resistant and is
Workability: In general 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.
Thicknesses: Available in 4/4, 5/4 and 8/4″
Widths: 6″ to 9″
Lengths: 8′ to 10′
Surfacing: Skip planed