Wenge

Latin Name: Millettia Laurentii

Dark brown, almost black, sapwood yellowish white, straight grained and of rather coarse texture.

Small

Poor

Poor

Very Durable

830-1000kg/m3

Uses:

Very suitable for fllooring and high quality joinery, increasingly used for high quality kitchen and cabinet work.

Specification:

Average length 2.7m
Range 1.8m - 4.8m
Average width 225mm
 

Sizes mm - S/E K/D FAS:

25mm, 32mm, 38mm, 50mm, 63mm, 75mm, 100mm

close up view of an African Wenge hardwood grain.