The wood of the various species work well and in general are capable of a good smooth finish. Meranti can be glued, nailed and screwed satisfactorily, and can be stained and polished well after suitable filling.
|Colour / Appearance||Red-brown to dark red|
|Grain / Texture||Grain can be straight or interlocked. With a coarse texture and low natural luster|
|Janka Hardness||1,050 lbf (4,670 N)|
|Uses||All the merantis are suited to joinery and general construction, and also for furniture|