Padouk is specially known for its durability, stability and easy treatment. These properties make it in a perfect ally to acoustic guitar rings making.
Its appearance makes it very original because it has an intense red colour of the heartwood. It also has great acoustic properties: it produces a clean and clear sound due to its medium density.
Maderas Baber’s Padouk rings for acoustic guitar have a really good quality and they are perfect if you want your instrument to be unique and to produce an intense sound.
BOTANICAL NAME: Pterocarpus Tinctorius
COMMERCIAL NAMES: Padauk, Camwood
DESCRIPTION: Red colored wood with a 825 Kg/m3 density. The sapwood is cloudy and the heartwood is red. The grain can be straight or slightly intertwined, it’s also thick or uneven.
SUGGESTIONS: Padouk is a very easy wood to work with and presents no difficulties for hand work. It’s important to apply the primer before using finishing products.
DRYING: Drying can be regular or fast, without barely any risk of deformation.
USES: Guitar sounding box. Xylophones.