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

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"

Get ready to work with the finest wood squares you've ever seen, they're ready to be turned into whatever you can imagine, such as furniture parts, table legs, small accessories, handles, artwork and other fine woodworking projects.
Why Choose Wenge?

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.

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)

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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 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.
3 Reviews
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5
September 2nd, 2016
Verified Buyer
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perfect
5
November 6th, 2015
otto
muskogee ok
Bought some for a project and am buying more
5
March 25th, 2009
J.P. Mercer
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.
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