Wenge is a very hard, exotic, dark brown wood with black streaks. It makes a great substitute for Ebony. Wenge is great to add that extra special pop to your woodworking project.
- Common Names: Wenge, African Rosewood, Faux Ebony, Awoung, Mibotu, Bokonge, Millettia laurentii
- Origin: Central Africa
- Color: Dark brown with black streaks, appears nearly completely black with a finish
- Janka Hardness: 1930 lbs/ft
- Avg. Weight: 4.45 lbs/bdft
- General Workability: Wenge is very hard and has a mild blunting effect on cutters. Because of differing density between light and dark streaks in the wood, Wenge splinters easily—so use care when handling unfinished wood. Once finished, Wenge appears nearly completely black.
Project Ready? These thin wood sheets are perfect for scroll sawing, laser cutting and engraving, thick veneers, and much more.
Our Project Ready Wenge boards are kiln dried and surfaced and sanded to 150 grit on two sides.
Sizes are exact. |
This is all solid Wenge hardwood, not plywood, and is not glued. |
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These Wenge boards are solid hardwood, sanded to 150 grit on two sides. Sizes are exact.