A Great Piece of Paduck! Taking Suggestions for Project!

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Project by Brad posted 2165 days ago 3939 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I found a great piece of Paduck wood the other day. Not only did the guy let it go for cheap but i thought the grain was beautiful. The pictures really don’t do it justice. I know I’m going to resaw some of it to veneer a humidor but anyone got some other project ideas? It’s 4/4×13” x 96”


-- Brad /

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#1 posted 2165 days ago

Suggestion #1: Send it to me!
Suggestoin #2: Buy some good cigars for that humidor, only fitting considering that beautiful veneer materials.
Suggestion #3: Send me the completed humidor with cigars.

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning....

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#2 posted 2165 days ago

Hi Brad;

I would be tempted to put a frame on the wall, and put the board in the middle of it.

Very nice.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#3 posted 2165 days ago

That’s one nice looking board!

Not sure what you should do with it but I would recommend using it’s full width to show it off.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#4 posted 2165 days ago

Resaw (some of) it and build a beautiful acoustic guitar. Send me enough, and I’ll do the same.

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#5 posted 2165 days ago

Thanks for posting. I have a paduck board that must be a twin of yours. I have had it for over a year and I still can’t decide what to do with it.

-- "A goal without a plan is a wish."

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#6 posted 2165 days ago

Great looking board. Let the wood talk to you and let it decide what it wants to be, But it should be something in a presentation mode.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#7 posted 2165 days ago

I would resaw it and use it for Drawer fronts. It would accent well with some spalted maple.

-- When my wife ask's what I have to show for my wood working hobby, I just show her the splinters.

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#8 posted 2165 days ago

WOOD ENVY !!! that is one gorgeous piece for sure ….Congratulations on such a find : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#9 posted 2162 days ago

Nice indeed. You must be very happy with the supplier. The suggestion could be endless. My suggestion would be to find a client or a need that also requires beauty.

-- Mateo

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#10 posted 1667 days ago

Well Brad…. I need a nice back and sides for my F5 mandolin… :)

-- ~~ Remember You can't saw... What you can't see ~~

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#11 posted 1667 days ago

Hey Brad – Soooo… What did you do with the paduck ?

If like me I have a stash of ”special” lumber, that no project has been worthy of yet.. ;-)

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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