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Wenge Thin

Wenge is one of the darkest woods we offer!

What colour is Wenge? This beautiful wood has a distinctive look with a medium brown heartwood filled with black streaks throughout. The grain is straight and extremely coarse. It is often used as an alternative for projects requiring a dark wood like Ebony. Where does Wenge come from? This hard, durable wood is from Central Africa.

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. All that to be said, the end results are more than worth it! Wenge is used for furniture, turnings, and musical instruments. The slivers from this wood are plentiful and nasty. They often get lodged in the skin and can go septic. Be sure to wear gloves to help prevent these slivers!

In order to offer more protective packing for shipping - our lengths are often 1/4" less than sizes listed. Need a wider width or longer length? Please email us for a quote. Custom millwork charges will apply.

We will provide you with a 1/4" thick x 3" wide or 4-3/4" wide x 24" long, high quality thin board! These boards are flat, straight, and ready for sanding.

  • 1/4" x 3" x 24"
  • 1/4" x 4-3/4" x 24" (set of 2 pieces)
Size: 1/4" x 3" x 24" (1 piece)
Original price $0.00 - Original price $37.95
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$12.95 - $37.95
Current price $12.95

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Customer Reviews

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Dave Anderson (Greater Sudbury, CA)
Nice board

I prefer Wenge with a fairly straight grain and that is what I got. Another good purchase here.

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Lucas O'Dell (Nanaimo, CA)
Never a miss

This is my 2nd time ordering this Wenge and it's always perfect, to a concerning degree. Not sure what wizardry goes on there.

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Kelly Osborne (Arcadia, US)

Wood is nice, straight and what would be expected of s4s.

Packaging on the other hand was not great. I know the shipper is not gentle. But the box had minimal tape on the ends for it holding as much wood as it was. The end of the package was completely ripped open and wood falling out. Some how everything was still intact with some damage to the ends.