Wenge // Millettia laurentii

Wenge lumber wood, Millettia laurentii lumber for woodworking
"An amazing unique wood that's nearly 100% black. Wenge is also marked with slightly lighter brown streaks which gives the wood an unusual, yet delightful, appearance. Wenge is hard and heavy, and makes a superb accent wood in highly decorative projects."
 
color of Wenge
Color Range
Dark brown to black with fine black veining.
other names for Wenge
Other Names
Awoung, Dikela, Mibotu, Bokonge
uses for Wenge
Some Typical Uses
Furniture, cabinets, flooring, industrial, exterior.
the Wenge tree
What's the Tree Like?
Ranges from 60-90 feet in height; bole usually straight and unbuttressed; trunk diameters about 36".
Wenge grows in Africa
map of where Wenge grows
Weight

4.75

lbs /Bd. Ft.
32.68% heavier than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

1630

Janka Rating
26.36% harder than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.91

Specific Gravity
42.19% more dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Average 6/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Coarse 8/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Average 5/10
Red Oak


Wenge Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
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Wenge Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
$12.00 ea.
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Wenge 4/4 Lumber On Sale
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Wenge 4/4 Lumber
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Wenge 8/4 Lumber On Sale
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Wenge 8/4 Lumber
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$28.99 $23.19 /Board Feet
Wenge 4/4 Lumber Pack: 4 Boards, 5"+ Widths On Sale
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Wenge 4/4 Lumber Pack: 4 Boards, 5"+ Widths
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Wenge 4/4 Shorts Pack: 5 Boards, 24" Long On Sale
 
Wenge 4/4 Shorts Pack: 5 Boards, 24" Long
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Wenge Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18" On Sale
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Wenge Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"
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Wenge Pen Blanks On Sale
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Wenge Pen Blanks
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Wenge Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 2' x 8' Roll On Sale
 
Wenge Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 2' x 8' Roll
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$149.99 $119.99 ea.
Wenge Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 4' x 8' Roll On Sale
 
Wenge Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 4' x 8' Roll
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$289.99 $231.99 ea.
Wenge Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30" On Sale
Wenge Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12" On Sale
 
Wenge Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12"
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$19.00 $15.20 ea.
Wenge Cutting Board Strips On Sale
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Wenge Cutting Board Strips
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$28.00 $22.40 ea.
9 pc Exotic Cutting Board Strips Assortment Kit 1.75"x1.75"x18" On Sale
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9 pc Exotic Cutting Board Strips Assortment Kit 1.75"x1.75"x18"
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Wenge Thin Cutting Board Strips On Sale
 
Wenge Thin Cutting Board Strips
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Wenge 8/4 Shorts Pack: 3 Boards 24" Long, Choose Your Width On Sale
 
Wenge 8/4 Shorts Pack: 3 Boards 24" Long, Choose Your Width
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