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Rex has 10 million board feet of Kiln Dried Inventory in stock
10 Million Board Feet of Kiln Dried Inventory in Stock.
Any lumber from any location can be shipped to you promptly
Any Lumber at Any Rex Location is Available to Ship to You Promptly.

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Padauk

Pterocarpus Soyauxii

Fabaceae Or Leguminosae - The Legume Family

Other Common Name(s):

African Coralwood, African Padauk, Barwood, Bois Rouge, Bosuls, Corail, Comwood, Mbe, Mbil, Muenge, Mututi, Vermilion, Yomo

Imported Hardwood

Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use:

Both Interior and Exterior

Uses:

Cabinets, Furniture, Mouldings, Millwork

Distribution:

Padauk grows in Gabon, Congo, Cameroon, Nigeria and the Ivory Coast. The tree grows in small groups or clusters throughout the equatorial rainforest.

General Description

The sapwood is grayish-white when fresh cut and turns a yellowish color upon exposure. The heartwood a reddish orange when fresh cut, but turns a bright orange to blood red. The grain is reported to be straight to wavy and irregular and interlocked, with a fine to medium texture.

Price Range: ($ least expensive, $$$$$ most expensive)

$$$$$

Working Properties

Machining:
Good
Nailing:
Good
Glueing:
Excellent
Screwing:
Good
Finishing:
Excellent

Physical Properties

Weight (lbs/BF):
3.85
Specific Gravity:
0.61 - 0.72
Modulus of Rupture (psi):
15400
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi):
1650
Side Hardness (lbs):
1970

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