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Forum topic by pashley posted 01-17-2010 06:20 AM 818 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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pashley

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01-17-2010 06:20 AM

Topic tags/keywords: paduak

I read today that paduak dust is very bad to breathe, and the wood turns brown after some time, especially in sunlight. That’s bad news since I’ve been working with it – and incorporating into customer projects – for a year now.

However, I love the color and grain of paduak. So here’s my question: what wood is similar in color and texture to paduak, yet not toxic and won’t brown over time?

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#1 posted 01-17-2010 07:30 AM

You might look at these forum topics:

http://lumberjocks.com/topics/11866

or:

http://lumberjocks.com/topics/11636

I have had good luck with bloodwood…

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