Meranti Fir Plywood And Lumber

Typically a dark reddish or purplish brown; commonly with white resin streaks present. Typically easy to work, though any interlocked grain can present problems during planning, 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.

Meranti is sometimes used as a look-a-like for Mahoganies when properly stained and finished. Can be used for some cabinet work and mouldings. Good for general construction uses and sometimes used in boatbuilding.

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2.7mm 4×8 OVERLAY & BETTER GRADE VENEER CORE (5811), 5.2mm 4×8 “ (5826), 9mm 4×8 “ (5837), 12mm 4×8 “ (5850), 15mm 4×8 “ (5870), 18mm 4×8 “ (5875), 18mm 4×8 LUMBER CORE (5895), 5.2mm 4×10 VENEER CORE (5829), 5.2mm 4×10 “ PRIMED 1 SIDE (5830)