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Dao

In ancient China, a political subdivision roughly equivalent to a province.
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One of my first experiences with paldao was to turn it into flooring for my own home.
Scott has used paldao in paneling, cabinetry, furniture and more and has teamed it with a variety of woods, such as zebra-wood, walnut and ebony.
Jim Dumas of Certainly Wood said paldao has been picking up steam on the market for the past couple of years.
There are three very similar-looking woods: paldao, New Guinea walnut and Australian walnut, but paldao seems to be the best known as an exotic veneer.
Neither paldao or New Guinea walnut are true walnuts and some who use the term New Guinea walnut use quotation marks around the word "walnut" to avoid any confusion.
It describes the wood as "similar to paldao with a pattern that runs heavily to contrasting stripes -- some mottle.