|Red Meranti |
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DESCRIPTION: Typically a dark reddish brown, or purplish brown: commonly with white resin streaks present. Has a coarse texture with medium to large pores. Grain is sometimes interlocked.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Southeast Asia
BOTANICAL NAME: Shorea spp.
WORKING PROPERTIES: Typically easy to work. Glues, stains & finishes well.
USES: Plywood, interior furniture, general construction, concrete forms, veneer & boatbuilding.
JANKA HARDNESS: 780