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Merbau

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Species Description: Wood Species

Merbau comes from East Africa, South East Asia and Australia.  It is heavy with medium strength, has some gum exudation which can dull blades during cutting. Dye deposits can cause staining if untreated.  It is a very durable timber and it glues and finishes well.

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Sustainability: Not listed in the CITES Appendices but is on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

Common uses: Heavy construction work, pergolas etc. Flooring and joinery.

Comments: Strong, stable timber.

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Botanical Name

Intsia spp.

Other Names

Merbau

Main Color Group

Light Brown

Grain Pattern

Even

Workability

Easy

Avg Dry Weight - LB/FT3

51

Avg Dry Weight - KG/M3

815

Janka Hardness - LBF

1840

Janka Hardness - N

7620

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