padauk wood


  • Reddish orange heartwood color
  • Oxidizes to a reddish brown color
  • Very dense

Characteristics of Padauk

Origin of Wood Type Africa
Botanical Name Pterocarpus soyauxii
Specific Gravity 0.72
Avg. Weight Per BF 3.75 lb/ bf
Color Range Bright Red – Brown
Rarity / Availability Readily Available
Typical Avg. Width 4″ to 12″, rarely found up to 48″ wide
Typical Avg. Length 8′ to 14′
Avg. Waste Factor 0.3
Wood Uses Fine Furniture, Cabinetry, Architectural Millwork, Wood Turning, Wood Carving, Flooring and many other uses
Lumber Grades FAS, Flitch
Other Trade Names Camwood, Barwood, Corail
Padauk Lumber Pricing

Padauk Sample Photo