Padauk Wood Lumber
Padauk Wood Lumber – Padauk heartwood color ranges from a pale pinkish-orange to a deep brownish-red. Padauk wood is reddish-orange when freshly cut, darkening substantially over time to a reddish or purplish-brown, lighter color pieces may age to a grayish-brown. Padauk wood lumber is used in fine joinery, fancy turnery, carvings, flooring, decorative veneer, tool and knife handles. Padauk has excellent decay resistance and is resistant to termites and other insects.
Workability: Padauk Wood Lumber is generally easy to work, though tearout may occur during planing on quartersawn or interlocked grain pieces. Padauk turns, glues, and finishes well.