Planed Meranti - 44mm thick

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GG Joinery offers Dark Red Meranti planks


The boards 250mm, 280mm, and 300mm wide can be supplied as full stave panels. They are produced from 2 narrow planks glued along their edges to create a required width.


Meranti is an established general joinery timber. It is firm, consistent, and stable in service.






Shorea spp.


Southeast Asia


Typically, a dark reddish or purplish brown; commonly with white resin streaks present.


Grain can be straight or interlocked. With a coarse texture and low natural lustre.

Rot Resistance:

Reported as moderately-durable to non-durable in regard to decay resistance, but is susceptible to insect attack.


Typical Applications:

Plywood, interior furniture, general construction, concrete forms, veneer, and boatbuilding.


710 kg/m³ average


Typically, easy to work, though any interlocked grain can present problems during planing, and Dark Red Meranti is reported to have very poor steam-bending properties. Some species may have a slight blunting effect on tools due to small levels of silica present in the wood. Glues, stains, and finishes well.

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