Wood in Marine
We stock a large range of products directed at the Marine industry
- Very durable timber
- Commonly used by major marine manufacturers in New Zealand
- Ideal for plugs for hull and deck moulds
- Ideal for cleats, etc
- Great for hidden forming work
- Cheaper than Cedar clears
- 6.3M Lengths
- Takes a marine glue well
- Commonly used
The heartwood is dark brown with fine, close blackish veining giving the wood a handsome appearance. A very heavy hardwood. It is straight grained with a coarse texture.
Usually pronounced WHEN-gii or WHEN-ghay, the wood has excellent strength and hardness properties, and is also dark enough to be used as a substitute for ebony.
This wood species is not listed in the CITES Appendices, but is on the IUCN Red List. It is listed as endangered due to a population reduction of over 50% in the past three generations, caused by a decline in its natural range, and exploitation.
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Dries slowly with a tendency to surface check.
The timber is moderately hard, tough and strong however is easily worked. It finishes well and takes an excellent polish.
Fine furniture, flooring and interior decoration.
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