Ramin

ramin

Scientific Name: Gonystylus spp.
Location: Southeast Asia
Dried Weight: 41lbs/ft3
Janka Hardness: 1,210lbf
Crushing Strength: 9,580lbf /in2

 

Ramin has a heartwood that is white to a pale yellow, sometimes grayish color. The grain is straight or slightly interlocked and it has a medium fine texture. The wood gives off a low natural lustre. The end grain is diffuse-porous. The wood is rated as a non-durable to perishable in regards to decay. The wood is good to work with and turns, glues, and finishes well.

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