Keruing Timber Indonesia

Scientific Name: Dipterocarpus spp.

Common Names: Keruing
Sourcing Locations: South East Asia
Colour: Yellow Sapwood
Pale to dark red Heartwood
Durability: Light-orange to light-purple Sapwood
Orange to purple Heartwood
Common Uses: General construction, Framing, Flooring, Joinery Furniture
Panelling, Veneer, Boxes, Crates
Workability: Low workability
High silica and resin content
Blunts cutters
Pre-boring necessary for nailing
Resin can interfere with glueing
Does not take treatment well