Millettia laurentii

Wenge is an exotic hardwood with an incredibly rich grain and texture. Its deep brown and even deeper brown grain, it is like someone mixed milk chocolate & dark chocolate. Wenge is a very hard and looks fantastic with lighter woods for contrast in both color and grain type.

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Wood Type: Tropical hardwood
Average Dry Weight: 870 kg/m³ (54 lbs/ft³)
Specific Gravity: 0.80
Janka Hardness: 1930
Texture: Medium to coarse
Grain Pattern: Fairly straight
Color: Deep brown with dark-chocolate veins
Origin: Central Africa