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IRON WOODS® DARK RED BALAU

PREMIUM DARK RED BALAU. Iron Woods® Dark Red Balau is a beautiful and exceptionally durable hardwood specie that is preferred by deck builders for it’s strength, extra hard density and high oil content. These superior extreme weather conditions. Dark Red Balau has superior durability and physical properties when compared to other species in the Mahogany/Meranti family of woods.

Iron Woods® Dark Red Balau is a tropical species group native to Southeast Asia. It is highly resistant to shrinkage, splintering, checking, decay, rot and insect infestation.

PRODUCT AVAILABILITY

NOMINAL SIZE ACTUAL SIZE PROFILES LENGTHS
1X4 KD 3/4″x3-1/2″ S4S 8′-18′ EVEN
5/4×4 KD 1″x3-1/2″ S4S 8′-18′ EVEN
5/4×6 KD 1″x5-1/2″ S4S 8′-18′ EVEN
2×2 KD 1-1/2″x1-1/2″ BALUSTER 3′, 4′, & 8′
2×4 KD 1-1/2″x3-1/2″ S4S 8′-18′ EVEN
2×6 KD 1-1/2″x5-1/2″ S4S 8′-18′ EVEN
4×4 KD* 3-1/2″x3-1/2″ S4S 8′-12′ EVEN

SPECIFICATIONS

PREMIUM GRADE

  • 100% HEARTWOOD
  • 100% CLEAR, no visible defects or sapwood streaks
  • Graded on all faces and edges to allow for desired face selection

DRYING

  • All available dimensions are kiln dried and pre-stabilized
  • Kiln dried decking is superior in appearance, stability, surface quality and finish penetration

COLOR

  • Rich, dark reddish-brown mahogany color range

GRAIN

  • Mixed fine to slightly coarse grain

FINISHING

  • Regular cleaning, brightening and refinishing with exotic hardwood oil to maintain or restore its natural color

USES

  • Exterior architectural millwork included but not limited to decking, cladding, rail, posts, trim, furniture