Tropical Hardwood Species & Grades


Botanical Name: Millettia laurentii

Source Region: Africa

Common Uses: Veneer, millwork, turnings, musical instruments and flooring

Interior Application: Yes

Exterior Application: No

Working Properties:

Wenge is very dark brown in color. The grain is straight with coarse texture. It can blunt tooling and sands unevenly.

Numeric Values:

Specific Gravity: 0.87

Janka Hardness: 1,930

Weight: 5 lbs/BF

Product Specification

Grades: Select & Better

Thickness: 4/4, 6/4, and 8/4

Grain Sorts: Flat Sawn and Quarter Sawn

Widths: 4" and wider

Truck Loadablity: 9,600 BF

Lengths: 6' and longer

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