Wenge Lumber

Wenge Lumber

Botanical Name: Millettia Laurentii

Wenge wood offers high natural resistance to abrasion. This benefits makes this timber very suitable for flooring strips or blocks. Also used for interior and exterior joinery and general construction work. Wood workers find it to be an excellent turning wood.

Buy Wenge for sale from Advantage Trim & Lumber Company.

Description: Heartwood is dark to very dark brown, with very close, fine, almost black veins. Fairly straight grained with a coarse texture.The closely spaced whitish bands of parenchyma offer a very appealing look.
Other Names: Palisandre Du Congo, Dikela, Mibotu, Bokonge, Awong
Origin: Africa
Working Properties: Works well with power tools. Blunting effect on cutters is moderate. The presence of resin cells can interfere with gluing and polishing. Pre-drilling is required with nailing. Can be brought to a satisfactory finish when filled.
Mechanical Properties: High bending strength (19500 psi) and high resistance to shock loads.Good crushing strength (10300 psi) and low stiffness. It has a low steam bending classification.
Janka Hardness: 1630

All hardwood lumber is sold by the board foot. A minimum order of 100 board feet for online orders is required. All orders will be fulfilled with random length and width boards. Do you need custom sized boards? Please call 1-877-232-3915