Wenge available at KJP Select Hardwoods in Ottawa, Canada

Wenge

Rough Cut Lumber

4/4 Rough Cut Wenge Lumber
From $27.95
8/4 Rough Cut Wenge Lumber
From $74.95

S4S Lumber

S4S Wenge Lumber
From $32.95
S4S Wenge Lumber - Thick
From $79.95

Thins

Wenge Thin
$13.95
Sale
The Darkness! Thins Pack (5 x 24")

The Darkness! Thins Pack (5 x 24")

Welcome to the Dark Side
$38.95 $48.75

Mix Packs

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4/4 The Darkness! Rough Cut Lumber Mix Pack
From $84.95 $94.75
Sale
S4S The Darkness! Lumber Mix Pack

S4S The Darkness! Lumber Mix Pack

Welcome to the Dark Side
From $104.95 $116.75

Turning Blanks

Wenge Bowl Blank
From $25.00
Wenge Turning Square
From $17.00

Dowels

Wenge dowel
From $6.95
Sale
Dowel Mix Package

Assorted Dowel Mix Pack

Mahogany, Maple, Padauk, Purpleheart, Walnut, & Wenge
From $27.95 $31.70
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Wood Dowel Offcuts
$24.95

Pen Blanks

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Wenge Pen Blanks

Wenge (Millettia laurentii)

Pricing:



Expensive

Hardness:

1,930

Janka

Distribution:



Central Africa

Availability:



Readily Available

Appearance

Wenge has a distinctive look with a medium brown heartwood filled with nearly black streaks throughout. The grain is straight and extremely coarse.

Workability

This is not a wood species for the faint of heart. It is extremely difficult to work with hand or power tools and it will dull edges quickly. It doesn’t even sand well because of the changing densities in the wood. The pores are huge and require filling in order to achieve a level finish.

Uses

Wenge is used for furniture, turnings, and musical instruments.

Additional Comments

The slivers from this wood are plentiful and nasty. They often get lodged in the skin and can go septic. Wearing gloves can be helpful but not 100% foolproof.

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