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Scientific Name : Pterocarpus soyauxii.

Common trading names are padauk, mukwa or narra. Africa Padauk is found at Central and tropical west Africa.

Padauk has an extremely exceptional rosy orange color. Most freshly cut pieces will appear reddish-orange but as the time passes the wood may change its color to reddish/purplish brown. Vermillion is the occasional name mentioned sometimes for Padauk.

Paduak grain is generally straight, but in some cases, it can be interlocked. With a coarse, open surface and great regular luser. Generally Padauk is not difficult to work; tear out may likewise happen during planing on quarter sawn or interlocked grain. Padauk turns, pastes, and completes well. Veneer, flooring, turned objects, musical instruments, furniture, tool handles, and other little specialty wood objects.

Padauk is fairly heavy, strong, and stiff, with exquisite balance. It’s a well-known hardwood among specialist woodworkers as a result of its one-of-a-kind tone and affordability. African padauk is entirely solid wood with uncommon decay obstruction and resistance to termites and different bugs making it an ideal pick for woodworkers to build something durable and makes the best option for gifting also. That piece of art or project made from Padauk will make history.  Extremely simple to work with, it gets done, pastes, and turns quite well.

Padauk is a great turning wood and is broadly utilized for extravagant turnery, for example, knife and tool handle. It is additionally valued for top-notch furniture, finest cupboards, carving, veneer, inlay, flooring, dyewood, joinery, dowels, shuttles, spindles/shafts, paddles, boat building, and musical instruments. Since it has high protection from scraped areas has incredible strength, and doesn’t promptly decay or get damaged, it adjusts well to cutting board stock.

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