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Ayep, Janka hardness is important but there are many other factors you need to review. Silica deposits, type of grain you're dealing with, and specific gravity are more important on the turning side of things.On a side note, African Padauk and Bocote are two of my favorites to turn. Padauk is extremely easy to turn and isn't quite as hard, sands down smooth. Bocote is striking but will dull cutters due to high amounts of silica present. Bocote is moderately expensive, though.