Home About Floorings.com Contact Floorings.com Featured Brands Monthly Specials Online Store
 WOOD FLOORINGS - Padauk

  

Padauk
Pterocarpus soyauxii

Availability:
Moderately Available.

View selection & pricing
Appearance

COLOR: Heartwood is vivid reddish orange when freshly cut, darkening to reddish- or purple-brown or black over time. Sapwoodis cream-colored. Very uniform in color.

GRAIN: Straight to interlocked; coarse texture.

VARIATIONS WITHIN SPECIES AND GRADES: Slight variation in color.

Workability

SAWING/MACHINING: Saws well, but requires a slow feed rate; carbide tooling recommended. Machines easily, with some tearing of the interlocked grain.
SANDING: Sands satisfactorily.
NAILING: Good holding ability.
FINISHING: Takes finishes well; some have found that water-based finishes hold color better. Has a tendency to bleed.

























White Ash
Beech
Birch
Black Cherry
Brazilian Cherry
Brazilian Ebony
Brazilian Teak
Cypress
Douglas Fir
Heart Pine
Hickory & Pecan
Jarrah
Mahogany
Sugar (Hard) Maple
Merbau
Mesquite
Red Oak
White Oak
Padauk
Southern Yellow Pine
Purpleheart
Teak
Walnut
Wenge


Monthly Specials
About NEWH
Custom Gallery
Employment Openings
Upcoming Tradeshows
Privacy Policy


BBBOnLine Reliability Seal



Copyright © 1996-2013 Hardwood Realty LLC