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Wood Properties of White Meranti

White Meranti Amount of Figure
Intermediate

White Meranti Amount of Natural Luster
Low

White Meranti Availability of Wood
Adequate

White Meranti Available As Lumber
Yes

White Meranti Available as Veneer
Yes

White Meranti Available only in small sizes
No

White Meranti Bending Strength
Moderate

White Meranti Blunting of Tool Blades
Severe

White Meranti Botanical Name
Shorea assamica, cochinchinensis, hypochra

White Meranti Carving
Difficult to carve

White Meranti Clear Finish or Varnish
Good

White Meranti Color of Wood
Yellow or Golden Brown

White Meranti Contrast between growth rings
Diffuse Porous

White Meranti Crushing Strength
Moderate

White Meranti Decorative Figure
No

White Meranti Density
Moderate

White Meranti Drilling
Rather difficult

White Meranti Fill before Finishing
Requires a filler

White Meranti Gluing
Good

White Meranti Grain
Interlocked

White Meranti Growth Ring Pattern Plainsawn
Noticeable or Distinct growth ring

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

White Meranti Hand Tooling
Somewhat difficult

White Meranti Hardness
Average

White Meranti Hardwood or Softwood
Hardwood

White Meranti Harmful Properties
May cause dermatological and respiratory problems

White Meranti Interlocked Grain
No

White Meranti Kiln-dried Shrinkage
Low

White Meranti Machine Tools
Somewhat Difficult

White Meranti Mortising
Rather difficult

White Meranti Movement after drying
Low

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

White Meranti Nailing
Fair - may require pre-drilled pilot hole especially near ends

White Meranti Natural Durability
Non-durable

White Meranti Number of Knots
Insufficient Data Available

White Meranti Painting
Good

White Meranti Planing
Fair

White Meranti Polishing
Good

White Meranti Pounds per cubic foot maximum
37

White Meranti Pounds per cubic foot minimum
37

White Meranti Reacts with Iron Fasteners or Hardware
No

White Meranti Sanding
Fair or satisfactory

White Meranti Sawing
High cutting resistance - Wood tends to bind or burn

White Meranti Screw Holding
Good - Fairly difficult to remove screws

White Meranti Screwing
Good - Screwing seldom splits wood

White Meranti Shaping
Rather difficult

White Meranti Size of Knots
Insufficient Data Available

White Meranti Size of Pores
Large Pores - Open grain

White Meranti Specific Gravity
Moderate

White Meranti Specific Gravity maximum
.51

White Meranti Specific Gravity minimum
.51

White Meranti Staining
Fair - May stain unevenly or change colors

White Meranti Steam Bending
Poor

White Meranti Stiffness
Moderate

White Meranti Surface Preparation for Finishing
No

White Meranti Texture of the Wood
Moderately Coarse

White Meranti Toughness
Moderate

White Meranti Turning
Fair to Average

White Meranti Weight
Moderate

White Meranti Wood Defects
Stain, warp

White Meranti Work Notes
Tungsten tipped or very sharp saw knives, slow feed rate

White Meranti Use for Boxes, Crates or Pallets
YES

White Meranti Use for Carving
no

White Meranti Use for Cooperage
no

White Meranti Use for Decorative Veneer
YES

White Meranti Use for Flooring
no

White Meranti Use for Furniture
no

White Meranti Use for Handles
no

White Meranti Use for Heavy Construction
no

White Meranti Use for Inlay
no

White Meranti Use for Interior Finish
no

White Meranti Use for Light Construction
YES

White Meranti Use for Marine Applications
no

White Meranti Use for Marquetry
no

White Meranti Use for Millwork
no

White Meranti Use for Models and Patterns
no

White Meranti Use for Musical Instruments
no

White Meranti Use for Novelties
no

White Meranti Use for Secondary Furniture Components
no

White Meranti Use for Shingles
no

White Meranti Use for Sports Equipment
no

White Meranti Use for Turnery
no

White Meranti Use for Woodenware
no





     
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