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12-16-2010 06:04 AM

Topic tags/keywords: question padauk

I need some help identifying the following wood.

I bought some cedar recently and the gentleman also has some of this, but he wasn’t quite sure what it is. He seemed to recall that it might be padauk, but I think it would need to be darker and more reddish-orange to be padauk.

Any ideas? Thanks!


-- Jason, JEV Woodworking

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#1 posted 12-16-2010 06:14 AM

Could it possibly be this, burma padauk?

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#2 posted 12-16-2010 07:04 AM

That does not look like any Padauk I have ever seen. It looks like poplar. However, poplar is relatively light (lighter than oak). If this is a heavy board then it is not poplar.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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