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Yellow Balau (Shorea species) comes mainly from Malaysia and Indonesia and provides a heavy, durable timber of important commercial use for construction work, such as flooring, sleepers and boat framing. The timber has an interlocked grain with a texture varying from fine to coarse, which is always even. Balau is divided into red and yellow types. The yellow provides a stronger, more durable timber for external use. A hardwood timber that requires no preservative or aftercare.