Merbau Wood Lumber
Merbau Wood Lumber – Merbau wood has an orangish-brown color when freshly cut, but ages to a dark reddish-brown. Color variation between boards can be high. Small yellow mineral deposits are found throughout the wood, making it easy to separate from other woods. These yellow deposits are water-soluble and may cause staining when wetted. Merbau is strong and durable and resists both rotting and insect attack. Common uses include flooring, furniture, musical instruments, turned objects, and specialty wood items.
Workability: Merbau Wood Lumber wood glues and finishes well, though it can be difficult to saw due to gumming and dulling of cutters.