PADOUK

Pterocarpus soyauxii

Padouk - West Africa

PADOUK

Origin West Africa
Availability Square edged planks air dried /Kiln dried
Colour The wood has a very unique reddish orange coloration, this color is inevitably darkened to a deep reddish brown color.
Usage
  • Hydraulic works (seawater)
  • Flooring
  • Cabinetwork (high class furniture)
  • Bridges (parts in contact with water or ground)
  • Vehicle or container flooring, ship building (ribs)
  • Turned goods, exterior joinery, interior joinery
  • Industrial or heavy flooring, sliced veneer, sleepers
  • Bridges (parts not in contact with water or ground)
  • Heavy carpentry, ship building (planking and deck)
  • Seats, stairs (inside), sculpture
Durability Very Durable
Density 790 kg/m3 KD
Movement in Service Small
Machining Medium
Thicknesses 6 to 10 cm
Specification Width 150 to 400 mm
Length 2400 to 5000 mm
Basic Price Level Moderate-High: Contact for pricing
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