Padauk PAD
Padauk is a heavy, dense and resistant to wear. It has a high crushing strength, low stiffness and resistance to shock loads, and medium bending strength. It works well with hand tools, but the interlocking grain has a moderate blunting effect. The wood turns, saws, glues, screws and sands well, and can be brought to a good polish.Please note, the image is an example of what you could create with Padauk...
from £4.75
Mahogany MAH
Colour/Appearance: Heartwood colour can vary a fair amount with Cuban Mahogany, from a pale pinkish brown, to a darker reddish brown. Typically, the denser the wood, the darker the colour. Colour tends to darken with age. Mahogany also exhibits an optical phenomenon known as chatoyancyGrain/Texture: Grain can be straight, interlocked, irregular or wavy. Texture is medium and uniform, with moderate...
from £5.75

Zebrano ZEB
Zebrano is a hard, dense and heavy wood with high strength properties and very high stiffness. It is not suitable for steam bending. It works well with hand tools and in most machining operations. Planing can be tricky, since interlocked grain can tear badly, so sanding is advised for a final finish. Gluing is satisfactory if care is taken. Please note, the image is an example of what you could create...
from £6.25
Thuya Burr
Thuya Burr THUYA
Since this is a burr with contorted and interlocked grain, very sharp tools are required. It can be turned, planed and sliced, but this requires a lot of skill. It glues well if the joints are first wiped with solvent to reduce the oil content. The wood can be brought to a very high finish if sanded down to 1200 grit.Please note, there are a selection of sizes available, suitable for various types...
from £2.25