Wenge Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"

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Wenge Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"
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Wenge Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"

These turning squares are cut from premium kiln dried lumber. They're ready to be turned into furniture spindles, table legs, small accessories (letter openers, utensils, etc), and other fine woodworking projects.
 
Why Choose Wenge?

An a 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.

What Size Is This?
Thickness 1-3/4"
Width 1-3/4"
Length 18"
Grade Kiln dried, clear
Approximated, actual size may vary +/- 1/8"

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About Wenge (Millettia laurentii)

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

map of where Wenge tree grows
Wenge is an exotic wood from Africa

An a 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.
the Wenge tree
What's The Tree Like?
Ranges from 60-90 feet in height; bole usually straight and unbuttressed; trunk diameters about 36".
other names for Wenge
Other Names
Awoung, Dikela, Mibotu, Bokonge
uses for Wenge
Some Typical Uses
Furniture, cabinets, flooring, industrial, exterior.
More Wenge!
You have a lot of ways to buy this wood!
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September 2, 2016
5 out of 5
Perfect
Review by  Anonymous 
perfect
Verified Buyer
Recommended
November 7, 2015
5 out of 5
Quality
Review by  otto from muskogee ok
Bought some for a project and am buying more
Recommended
March 25, 2009
5 out of 5
Excellent Wenge
Review by  J.P. Mercer from Lynchburg, VA US
I bought 5 of these to make some chisel handles with brass. Very pleased with the squares received. No flaws at all and my handles came out perfect. Not the best wood to spin on a lathe, but beautiful in the end.
Recommended
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