Lumber Stock List P – R



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Stocking: 4/4 & 8/4
Padauk has a heartwood thats color can vary from a pale pinkish orange to a deep brownish red. Most pieces tend to start reddish orange when freshly cut, darkening substantially over time to a reddish/purplish brown (some lighter pieces age to a grayish. Padauk has a very 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.

Padauk is moderately heavy, strong, and stiff, with exceptional stability. It’s a popular hardwood among hobbyist woodworkers because of its unique color and low cost.

Padauk is perhaps the most frequently misspelled (and mispronounced) wood species, with Padouk, Paduk, and Paduak being common misspellings. The most common pronunciation is pah-DUKE.


Stocking: 4/4
 Pecan’s heartwood tends to be light to medium brown, with a reddish hue; sapwood is a paler yellowish brown. Pecan has slightly lower strength values than some of the other species of Hickory, but it is still among the hardest and strongest of woods native to the United States. The wood is commonly used where strength or shock-resistance is important. As the common name implies, Carya illinoinensis is the tree responsible for producing Pecan nuts commonly used in snacks and cooking recipes, and is the state tree of Texas.
Peruvian Walnut (Nogal)
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Stocking: 4/4

Peruvian Walnut is also known as Nogal. Its heartwood tends to be darker than temperate walnut species, with a deep chocolate brown color, sometimes with a purplish hue. May also contain streaks of lighter-colored wood mixed throughout the heartwood, which can sometimes be extensive. Grain figuring such as curl seems to be much less common than other walnut species.Commonly used in furniture, cabinetry, veneers, flooring, musical instruments, and interior trim. The term name Peruvian Walnut is widely used even though the wood may not technically come from Peru. The name Nogal is also used on occasion, and is the Spanish word for Walnut.
Plantation Teak

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Stocking: 4/4 When Available
 Teak lumber is characterized by its density, durability, strength and alluring honey-gold wood grain. It’s also uniquely water-resistant and resistant to pests such as termites, mold and mildew. Plantation Teak  it has all the same qualities of old growth Burmese Teak is a little lighter in color  and strength and requires a little more maintenance due to its earlier harvesting but on the other hand it is more environmentally friendly.
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Pondorosa Pine
Stocking: 1×12
 This beautiful character wood is highly prized for its distinctive coloration, the result of a fungus infection carried in the mouth of the Mountain Pine Beetle.

Stocking: 4/4, 6/4, 8/4 & 12/4
Poplar is a domestic hardwood species that is rarely ever used for its appearance or beauty. In most cases Poplar Wood Lumber is used as a utility hardwood. Poplar Wood lumber is also a good paint grade hardwood. Although Poplar Wood is considered to be a hardwood, it is actually softer than pine. Its color is light cream to yellowish brown in color with streaks of gray, purple and/or green. Poplar Wood grain is typically straight and uniform with a medium texture and low luster. 

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Stocking: 4/4 & 8/4
 When freshly cut the heartwood of Purpleheart is a  dull grayish/purplish brown.When exposed to sunlight the wood becomes a deeper eggplant purple. With further age and exposure to UV light, the wood becomes a dark brown with a hint of purple. This color-shift can be slowed and minimized by using a UV inhibiting finish on the wood. The grain is usually straight, but can also be wavy or irregular. Has a medium texture with good natural luster. In addition to its coloration, Purpleheart has excellent strength properties, and can be used in applications where strength is important—a wood for both form and function.
Red Oak

Stocking: 4/4, 6/4, 8/4 & 12/4
S4S 1×2, 1×4, 1×6, 1×8 & 1×12
The Appalachian Red Oak is harvested from many different regions of the Appalachians dependent on the thickness of the lumber. Appalachin Hardwood has f better texture, tighter grain pattern, and better color than lumber harvested further south. Red Oak is probably the most commercially important lumber in the United States due to its abundant quantity and reasonable cost. Red Oak has developed a reputation as a high quality material. Red Oak is a open grain hardwood with a pleasing grain pattern. The heartwood varies in color from a wheat color to light pink to a reddish brown color. The sapwood is usually a manila color varying to light gray to a bluish gray color. Red Oak takes a finish very well and machines well. 
Stocking: 4/4
Redheart has a closed grain that allows this Central American hardwood to machine easily & finish well. The unique brilliant red color with black undertones is unusual and unmatched in other exotic hardwoods. Redheart is also known as Chakte Koke. For best results in finishing, please use a UV inhibitor as the wood turns honey/brown when exposed to sunlight. Redheart is also a great turning wood.
Red Palm

Stocking: 4/4
 Red Palm is an interesting exotic woods that come from the outer hardened area of a type of palm tree that is found in Australia and Southeast Asia. The wood is hard, dense and extremely durable but not heavy. While the wood is called black or red, it actually has black or red flecks in a streaked pattern on a light or deep tan background. The distinctive end grain has a extremely interesting speckled appearance.
Red Zebrawood

           Stocking: 4/4
 Red Zebra Wood grows in equatorial West Africa in Cameroon, Gabon, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Congo and Zaire. Red Zebrawood looks like a hybrid cross of Zebrawood and Bubinga. It has the beautiful reds of Bubinga with the striking stripes of Zebra in one species! Sapwood is whitish pink with heartwood ranging from red to brown with purple veins. 
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Stocking: 4/4
East Indian Rosewood has  good dimensional stability, this Rosewood has a dark color with a straight grain – which makes this a rather easy wood to work with. It’s dense and tight grained, easy to finish. East Indian Rosewood color is Dark purple to dark brown with black lines. East Indian Rosewood is often used in cabinetmaking, marquetry, musical instruments, tool handles, some furniture.

Stocking: 4/4
(when availlable)
Guatemalan Rosewood is a true rosewood from equatorial America.This species is also known as Nicaraguan or Panama rosewood and Granadillo. This is a little known species that is used for fancy boxes, marimbas, guitars, ukuleles, and other high end applications. The wood has a bright ringing tap tone with good sustain. The wood works easily and has iridescent shimmer in quarter-sawn stock. Colors are usually an even brown with a hint of red or dark stripes in some boards. 
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Macacauba also known as Amazon Rosewood
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