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Name : Meranti

Scientific Name : Shorea



Price :

Made to order

114.3mm  x 25.4mm;38.10mm; 50.8mm

R12 500.00

 


152.4mm  x  38.10mm; 50.8mm

152.4mm x 25.4mm 

R 13 000.00

R12 500.00

228.6mm  x 25.4mm;  38.10mm;  50.8mm R 14 600.00
304.8mm X 25.4mm; 38.10mm; 50.8mm R 17 000.00
102 x 102  R 17 000.00
114.3mm x 75.2mm R 15 000.00
152.4mm x 75.2mm R 15 000.00
228.6mm x 75.2mm R 16 000.00

 



Distribution :

From the southern tip of Thailand, through Malaya, Sumatra and the island of Borneo to Mindanao in the Philippines.



The Tree :

The trees are mostly medium sized to large, with long cylindrical boles, sometimes 0,9-1,5m in diameter above the buttresses.



The Timber :

Being a mixture of species, the commercial timber is variable in colour, weight and texture. Heartwood is typically a dull-yellow or yellow-brown, darkening somewhat on prolonged exposure; it is liable to discoloration in contact with iron under moist conditions. The grain is shallowly interlocked and the texture moderately coarse, although somewhat finer than that of red meranti.



Uses :

Though slightly harder and heavier than light-red meranti, yellow meranti can be used for similar purposes, namely joinery, light structural work where some variation in colour, grain and texture is permissible, and for plywood.



Density :

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