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Water Damage Wood Floor Specialists
Providing high quality repairs, refinishing, or replacement of your wood floor system.
We are your advocate and we work for you, not the insurance company.
The insurance company’s contractors work for and are paid by the insurance company.
“You have the right to have your home repaired by the repair person of your choice”.
“You have the right to reject any settlement amount including any unfair valuation offered by the insurance company”.
Let Boatright Hardwood Floors guide you through the process to put your home back together.
Padauk
Pterocarpus spp.
Appearance

Color: Heartwood is vivid reddish orange when freshly cut, darkening to reddish – or purple-brown or black over time.  Sapwood is cream-colored.  Very uniform in color.

Grain: Straight to interlocked; coarse texture.

Species & Grade Variations: Slight variation in color.

Properties

Hardness (Janka): 1725; 34% harder than Northern Red Oak.

Dimensional Stability: Excellent (change coefficient .00180; 51% more stable than Red Oak).

Durability: Average to high durability.

Workability

Sawing/Machining: Saws well, but requires a slow feed rate; carbide tooling recommended.  Machines easily, with some tearing of the interlocked grain.

Sanding: Sands satisfactorily.

Nailing: Good holding ability.

Finishing: Takes finishes well; some have found that water-based finishes hold color better.  Has a tendency to bleed.

Comments: Takes finishes well; some have found that water-based finishes hold color better.  Has a tendency to bleed.

Cost

(Relative to plain sawn select Red Oak)
Multiplier: 4.50

Availability

Moderately available.

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Shown with water-based finish (top), and oil-based finish (bottom)
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