kalantas wood for sauna

Has anyone tried using the wood called kalantas to build the interior of a sauna? Botanical Names: Toona calantas syn. Cedrela calantas Family Name: Meliaceae Local Names: Surian (Indonesia, Malaysia), kalantas, limpaga, New Guinea cedar Colour. Heartwood is light red to red-brown. Grain. Grain is straight or interlocked and wavy. Texture moderately coarse. The wood is similar in appearance and odour to Aussie red cedar, Toona ciliata. Wood properties Density. 480 kg/m3 at 12 % moisture content; approximately 2.1 m3 of seasoned sawn timber per tonne. Strength Group. (<S7) unseasoned, (SD8) seasoned. Shrinkage to 12% MC. Approximately 7.0 % (tangential); 4.0 % (radial). Durability. Class 2 - Highly resistant to decay when fully exposed to the weather, clear of the ground and well drained with free air circulation. Hardness. Very soft (rated 6 on a 6 class scale)
thanks Lar
Add pictures here
<% if( /^image/.test(type) ){ %>
<% } %>
Add image file

HomeOwnersHub.com is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.