Botanical Name

Shorea spp


This species is sourced from Malaysia, typically a dark reddish brown, with white resin streaks commonly present. It is available with PEFC certification. Meranti is moderately durable and is reported to dry rapidly and well, with little degrade. Some slight distortion may occur in denser types. Typical applications are furniture making, cladding, general joinery and plywood. The timber works well with a smooth finish when machined and takes coatings well.

Available Grades:-
Grade Tab – Select & better
Grade Character – Colour is red to dark brown, planed surfaces fairly lustrous in appearance with surface being course. No knots, limited pin hole.

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