I guessed Padauk was pronounced “padook”. I thought I better check out the correct pronunciation to not sound foolish. I did a quick search on the internet and the source said it is pronounced “padowk”. Works for me. But, this morning I asked my hardwood supplier about getting some “padowk” and he said, “You mean, padook?”
Yeah, whatever. :)
I researched again and found three different results. They are (phonetically stated):
This could be an issue of where we are from more than what is correct, as we all have experienced at times.
So, what do you call it?
-- " 'woodworker'.....it's a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof