Merbau


Moderately heavy and hard wood with medium stiffness and bending strength. Has a severe blunting effect on hand tools. Gum content can make sawing difficult. Turns, glues, stains, and paints well.

Avg Dry Wgt : 51 lbs/ft3 (815 kg/m3) | Janka Hardness : 1712lbf (7615 N) | Specific Gravity : 0.68

Texture : Coarse
Grain Pattern : Straight to wavy or interlocked
Health Risk : Dermatitis, rhinitis
Color : Brown to dark red-brown
Wood Type : Tropical Hardwood

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