Wenge (millettia laurentii) Africa. Very dark brown in color with very close, straight grain and fine black veins. Wenge is a dense wood, but it works well with hand and machine tools. There is a slight blunting effect on cutting surfaces. It is an excellent turning stock. Wenge has excellent strength and hardness properties, and is commonly used for flooring, tool handles, paneling, and furniture. Grain runs with the longest dimension.
- Dark brown with fine black veins
- Close straight grain
- Excellent turning stock
Due to the nature of wood movement, shrinkage and expansion are possible. Please measure each piece carefully before starting any project.
Wood is a product of nature, and as such, no two pieces are alike to start with, while the same wood growing in different locales can vary greatly even though it is the exact same species.
Thin Stock. The thin stock is cut to size from quality, kiln-dried stock. Dimensions are +/- 1/8" of size listed.