Wenge Lumber

Wenge Lumber

CHARACTERISTICS:

USES:  Flooring, Furniture, Specialty Items.
ORIGINS: West Africa, primarily Congo, Tanzania and Mozambique
BOTANICAL NAME:  Millettia spp.
COMMON NAME: Panga Panga
COLOR DETAILS: Dark Brown. Can have yellow-gold fleck after planing.
WEIGHT: approx 4.9 lbs per
WORKABILITY: Can be difficult to work with due to hardness, density and interlocking grain. Can be difficult to glue. Pre-drilling recommended for screwing and nailing. Finishes well. Can blunt blades due to hardness. Slower matching speeds recommended.

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Wenge Lumber for Sale

Wood Vendors supplies only the finest African Wenge Lumberselected for the highest yield possible. Wenge hardwood is commonly available as flat sawn and quartersawn lumber in 4/4 thickness.  Thicker Wenge can be difficult to source, but generally Wood Vendors has some availability in thicknesses up to 8/4 in Wenge.  Wenge is prized for it’s dark color that finishes with a deep appearance that other woods cannot mimic.