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Forum topic by timbertailor posted 07-18-2014 07:58 PM 538 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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timbertailor

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07-18-2014 07:58 PM

Topic tags/keywords: padauk router table table router

I do not know about you guys, but I get really excited when I get a shipment of timber for a new project.

This wood will be used for the drawers in my new router table\clamping workstation.

I can see the double double box joints now, with no drawer fronts, just sitting there naked…..........

Sorry. I did tell you I get excited about wood?

-- Brad, Texas, https://www.youtube.com/user/tonkatoytruck/feed


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BTimmons

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#1 posted 07-18-2014 08:12 PM

The excitement is totally justified. Paduak for a router table? That thing’s gonna be fancy!

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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#2 posted 07-18-2014 08:43 PM

Only prob I have with padauk is the dust. That stuff gets all over, and is a “greasy” dust.
Having said that, the finished wood is beautiful.
Just be prepared to have the color turn to a “cabernet” dark color. No matter what ta might want to do.
I find the finish color quite nice.
Bill

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#3 posted 07-19-2014 03:12 AM

Very nice stack of wood! :-)
Where did you order it from?

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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#4 posted 07-19-2014 04:32 AM


Very nice stack of wood! :-)
Where did you order it from?

- NiteWalker

I was hoping the catalog would have given that away. I ordered it from Rockler.
I have never gotten timber from them so I thought this would be a good project to test a new supplier.

I am looking forward to completing this project and doing justice to this beautiful wood. I will probably provide a review of the material after I am done. It does look good and is going to save me some time prepping it.

Thanks for inquiring.


Only prob I have with padauk is the dust. That stuff gets all over, and is a “greasy” dust.
Having said that, the finished wood is beautiful.
Just be prepared to have the color turn to a “cabernet” dark color. No matter what ta might want to do.
I find the finish color quite nice.
Bill

- Bill White

Bill,

I had read that it would get darker over time. I am fine with that but it would be nice if it stayed this bright orange-red color it is now. My wife came into the garage and asked if I had stained it. :)

As for the dust, I will just make sure that everything is covered up before I start making dust! Thanks for the input. Makes me more comfortable using Padauk.

-- Brad, Texas, https://www.youtube.com/user/tonkatoytruck/feed

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NiteWalker

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#5 posted 07-19-2014 06:22 AM


I was hoping the catalog would have given that away. I ordered it from Rockler.
I have never gotten timber from them so I thought this would be a good project to test a new supplier.
I didn’t even see the catalog. I was too busy staring at the wood lol
I’ve ordered lumber from rockler before; good quality, but expensive. That said, the wood was nicely planed and project ready. Lumber from woodcraft I’ve ordered before needed a bit of planing to be ready.

I had read that it would get darker over time. I am fine with that but it would be nice if it stayed this bright orange-red color it is now.
I wish it stayed that bright color too. :-(
Bloodwood stays it’s nice red color for a very long time, if it even changes.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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