Thanks to all of the contributers - looking at my wood and the options
described I'm pretty certain that I've got about 9 sq meters of inch
thick African Padauk, I feel rich!
Having said that, I also feel very poor as the guy who gave me this out
of the kindness of his heart died suddenly yesterday. It's not a
concern of the members of this group but it's just another reason why
I'm keen to make sure that this wood is properly identified and put to