• Afr Padauk Pen Blank Cormark Int
  • Afr Padauk Pen Blank Cormark Int

African Padauk Pen Blank

SKU #110786
MFR #WSS-APPBLK

Padauk has a unique reddish orange coloration, and the wood is sometimes referred to by the name Vermillion. Unfortunately, this dramatic color is inevitably darkened to a deep reddish brown color.  UV-inhibiting finishes may prolong, but not prevent the gradual color-shift of this brightly colored wood.  Easy to work, glues well and takes a first class fi…

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Product Highlights

  • Wood Type: African Padauk.
  • Latin: Pterocarpus soyauxii.
  • Origin: Central and tropical west Africa.
  • Minimum Dimensions.  5-3/4” X 3/4” X 3/4″.

Description

Padauk has a unique reddish orange coloration, and the wood is sometimes referred to by the name Vermillion. Unfortunately, this dramatic color is inevitably darkened to a deep reddish brown color.  UV-inhibiting finishes may prolong, but not prevent the gradual color-shift of this brightly colored wood.  Easy to work, glues well and takes a first class finish. Recommended to work in a well ventilated area as the dust is very fine.

Specs

Wood Type  Tropical Hardwood
Texture Texture is moderate to coarse.
Grain Pattern  Straight grained with some interlocking.
Health Risks  Reactions uncommon, but can include eye, skin, and respiratory irritation
Color Heartwood varies from blood red streaks to bright orange (when freshly cut), sapwood is a pale yellow color.

 

Warning:  California Proposition 65

Shipping Information

  • Weight: .5 lbs
  • Dimensions: 9 × 11 × 1.5 in