Thursday, May 23, 2013

African Padauk (Pterocarpus Soyauxii)

Status: Secure and available.

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Central and Western African Tropics, these members of the Fabaceae family (Pterocarpus) can grow to 100-130 feet in height and 2-4 feet in diameter. .

Color is Pinkish Orange to reddish brown darkening with time.

Course texture, machines well and turns well.  Specific Gravity: .61-.74. Avg. Dry Weight:  46 pounds per cubic foot.

Used to make: Flooring, Furniture, Carving, Musical Instruments.

African Padauk (Pterocarpus Soyauxii)

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