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padauk

A hard, heavy wood, red with black stripes, from India; used in cabinetmaking and veneer.
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Comparable to oak in weight, but considered stronger, the various padauk species resemble American elm in looks; except for muninga, which is smaller and bush-like.
The highest shear values after preweathering of the wood surface were found for moabi and padauk.
The pundits say it's frustrating," said Haynes, after Francis Norton had ridden a blinder on Padauk to beat Spick And Span by a length and a quarter.
There are at least seven species of wood that carry a version of the name padauk, however, African padauk is the most commercially popular.
Other imported species commonly reported were jatoba, purple heart, padauk, zebrawood, African mahogany, and Spanish cedar.
Gilmer said zebrawood is often considered one of the "big six" of the imported woods, a list which also includes padauk, African mahogany and sapele.
In January 2006, Muslim Rohingyas from at least ten surrounding villages claimed the military forced them to carry building supplies for three model villages at Padauk Myin, Mala Myin and Thaza Myin in Rathidaung Township.
Padauk, who had a stiff task on paper, was short of room when trying to come up the stand rail and had to be switched, but it made no difference to the result.
Photo: As carefully crafted as woodwork on a vintage sailboat, sliding door and kitchen cabinets are vertical-grain fir trimmed with African red padauk
The saplings ODMT helped plant include teak and padauk, species targeted for conservation in Thailand based on guidance provided by experts.
This makes it possible to image the look of an exotic wood species like bubinga, padauk, santos or mahogany and three years later the image still looks like that wood species," he says.
They have the same grain characteristics and hardness, but bloodwood's color is better, and it won't oxidize the way jatoba and padauk sometimes do.