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Dao

In ancient China, a political subdivision roughly equivalent to a province.
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In addition to furniture and cabinetry, paldao is used for architectural projects, yachts, aircraft interiors, interior joinery and musical instruments.
Doug Newhouse, owner of Newhouse Wood & Veneer, described paldao as brown, sometimes with irregular dark brown to black streaks.
Custom designer and studio woodworker Thom Scott also is a fan of paldao and has used it in a variety of his own designs.
One of my first experiences with paldao was to turn it into flooring for my own home.
Paldao's heartwood is a gray to red-brown color often with a greenish tinge.
In the veneer form, paldao is a popular choice for fine furniture, cabinetry, marquetry and architectural uses such as paneling and doors.
Inc., of Edinburgh, IN, says his company stocks paldao at times.
We had some nice paldao logs in stock last year that were used in an architectural project in the New York City metropolitan area.