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padauk

A hard, heavy wood, red with black stripes, from India; used in cabinetmaking and veneer.
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Cabinet-on-stand, 1755-60, Thomas Chippendale (1718-79), parcel-gilt padauk, ht 163.5cm.
(46) Timber species have become a valuable commodity as well, with hardwoods such as Pyinkado and Padauk fetching high prices and forty-five different species of wood exploitable for sale in local markets.
That is clearly the case with padauk. At least seven species carry a version of the name in the genus Pterocarpus.
I'm a freak for fine woodwork and Kastrup's flooring, made of Padauk parquet blocks, Merbau and jatoba, is well crafted and beautiful I'd already had a taste of the quality of Scandinavian design on my flight over with Scandinavian Airlines, which was surprisingly comfortable, filled with drinks in stylish glassware and above-average airline food--they even served the meal with real silverware.
STARRING ROLE Padauk wood stools from Thailand--formerly agricultural machinery gears--are the perfect perch for a tiki cocktail.
In January 2006 Muslim Rohingyas from at least 10 surrounding villages claimed the military forced them to carry building supplies for three model villages at Padauk Myin, Mala Myin and Thaza Myin in Rathedaung Township.
Upon comparison of the data of the samples preweathered with the W1 and W2 UVCON cycles, it seems that the loss in average shear stress value was quite similar, with the exception of the standard OW1 on pine and beech, OW3 on pine and padauk, OS1 on beech and moabi, OS2 on Douglas, and TW3 on meranti and movingui.
Epsom trainer Mick Haynes was quick to attack the knockers of his Padauk, who won at the 28th time of asking, in the closing race.
Padauk and pyinkado trees rise out of the jungle and disappear into the fog more than 100 feet above the ground.
* There are at least seven species of wood that carry a version of the name padauk, however, African padauk is the most commercially popular.