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Wood Properties of Light Red Meranti

Light Red Meranti Alternative Name 1
Light Red Lauan

Light Red Meranti Amount of Figure
Intermediate

Light Red Meranti Amount of Natural Luster
Medium

Light Red Meranti Availability of Wood
Adequate

Light Red Meranti Available As Lumber
Yes

Light Red Meranti Available as Veneer
Yes

Light Red Meranti Available only in small sizes
No

Light Red Meranti Bending Strength
Moderate

Light Red Meranti Blunting of Tool Blades
Low

Light Red Meranti Botanical Name
Shorea contorta, leprosula, leptoclados

Light Red Meranti Carving
Good, easy to carve

Light Red Meranti Clear Finish or Varnish
Good

Light Red Meranti Color of Wood
Pink Brown

Light Red Meranti Contrast between growth rings
Diffuse Porous

Light Red Meranti Crushing Strength
Moderate

Light Red Meranti Decorative Figure
No

Light Red Meranti Density
High

Light Red Meranti Drilling
Good

Light Red Meranti Fill before Finishing
Requires a filler

Light Red Meranti Gluing
Good

Light Red Meranti Grain
Interlocked

Light Red Meranti Growth Ring Pattern Plainsawn
Faint growth ring

Light Red Meranti Growth Ring Pattern Quartersawn
Noticeable or distinct growth ring stripe, ribbon or flake pattern

Light Red Meranti Hand Tooling
Average

Light Red Meranti Hardness
Soft, easy to dent

Light Red Meranti Hardwood or Softwood
Hardwood

Light Red Meranti Harmful Properties
May cause dermatological and respiratory problems

Light Red Meranti Interlocked Grain
No

Light Red Meranti Kiln-dried Shrinkage
Low

Light Red Meranti Machine Tools
Average

Light Red Meranti Mortising
Good

Light Red Meranti Movement after drying
Low

Light Red Meranti Nail Holding
Good- Nails are fairly difficult to pull out

Light Red Meranti Nailing
Good - Seldom splits wood

Light Red Meranti Natural Durability
Non-durable

Light Red Meranti Number of Knots
Insufficient Data Available

Light Red Meranti Painting
Good

Light Red Meranti Planing
Fair

Light Red Meranti Polishing
Good

Light Red Meranti Pounds per cubic foot maximum
42

Light Red Meranti Pounds per cubic foot minimum
42

Light Red Meranti Reacts with Iron Fasteners or Hardware
Yes

Light Red Meranti Sanding
Fair or satisfactory

Light Red Meranti Sawing
Moderate cutting resistance

Light Red Meranti Screw Holding
Good - Fairly difficult to remove screws

Light Red Meranti Screwing
Good - Screwing seldom splits wood

Light Red Meranti Shaping
Good

Light Red Meranti Size of Knots
Insufficient Data Available

Light Red Meranti Size of Pores
Large Pores - Open grain

Light Red Meranti Specific Gravity
Very high

Light Red Meranti Specific Gravity maximum
.67

Light Red Meranti Specific Gravity minimum
.67

Light Red Meranti Staining
Fair - May stain unevenly or change colors

Light Red Meranti Steam Bending
Poor

Light Red Meranti Stiffness
Moderate

Light Red Meranti Surface Preparation for Finishing
No

Light Red Meranti Texture of the Wood
Coarse

Light Red Meranti Toughness
Low

Light Red Meranti Turning
Good

Light Red Meranti Weight
Heavy

Light Red Meranti Wood Defects
Thick stock may check (or split)

Light Red Meranti Work Notes
Requires sharp tools

Light Red Meranti Use for Boxes, Crates or Pallets
no

Light Red Meranti Use for Carving
no

Light Red Meranti Use for Cooperage
no

Light Red Meranti Use for Decorative Veneer
YES

Light Red Meranti Use for Flooring
YES

Light Red Meranti Use for Furniture
YES

Light Red Meranti Use for Handles
no

Light Red Meranti Use for Heavy Construction
YES

Light Red Meranti Use for Inlay
no

Light Red Meranti Use for Interior Finish
no

Light Red Meranti Use for Light Construction
YES

Light Red Meranti Use for Marine Applications
no

Light Red Meranti Use for Marquetry
no

Light Red Meranti Use for Millwork
YES

Light Red Meranti Use for Models and Patterns
no

Light Red Meranti Use for Musical Instruments
no

Light Red Meranti Use for Novelties
no

Light Red Meranti Use for Secondary Furniture Components
YES

Light Red Meranti Use for Shingles
no

Light Red Meranti Use for Sports Equipment
no

Light Red Meranti Use for Turnery
no

Light Red Meranti Use for Woodenware
no





     
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