Wood knowledge and Glossary

Wood knowledge and Glossary

 Meranti (Lauan) ,Meranti (Lauan)

meranti luan also called Meranti (Lauan) meranti  lauanmeranti  lauan trees, there are red meranti, white meranti, yellow meranti  lauan.     lauan wood traits: wood is shiny, no special smell and taste, texture staggered, coarse structure, uniform weight. meranti wood wood natural gas dry nature is good, only a slight cracking, warping and other defects. Chinese name     lauan Distribution area …

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What is Radiata Pine ?

Radiata Pine  http://www.wood-database.com/radiata-pine/ Radiata Pine (Pinus radiata)   Common Name(s): Radiata Pine, Monterey Pine, Insignis PineScientific Name: Pinus radiata Distribution: Native to central and southern coastal California; also widely planted throughout the southern hemisphere Tree Size: 80-100 ft (24-30 m) tall, 2-3 ft (.6-1m) trunk diameter Average Dried Weight: 32 lbs/ft3 (515 …

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