Rengas Veneer

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Characteristics of Rengas Veneer

Latin name:

Gluta spp. and Melanorrhoea spp.; Fam. Anacardiaceae

Other names:

Rengas Tiger, Borneo Rosewood, Burma Gluta, Chay, Rak, Kroeul


medium heartwood with fine to medium texture, grain is straight or slightly interlocked, sometimes showing striped figure, moderately durable wood with high silica content, but well finishable

Wood color:

sapwood almost withish to light brown or pinkish brown, clearly separated from heartwood which is deep red to red brown with darker streaks, darkening under influence of light, sapwood is poisonous and highly irritating


Indonesia, Malaysia


furnitures, turnery, cabinetry, panellings, mouldings, floorings, window and door frames, handles, ornamental items

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