Wenge

Fish Brothers Board Company

Wenge

Sale price$23.50
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Size:4/4 Wenge
Common Name(s): Wenge
Growing Region: Central Africa
Tree Size: 60-90 ft (18-27 m) tall, 3-4 ft (1-1.2 m) trunk diameter
Average Board Foot Weight(Dry):
Janka Hardness: 1,930 lbf
Color/Appearance: Heartwood is medium brown, with nearly black streaks.
Grain/Texture: Straight, with a very coarse texture. Low natural luster.

Upon application of a wood finish (particularly an oil finish) the wood can become nearly black. However, unlike most other dark hardwoods, the heartwood of Wenge can lighten (rather than darken) when exposed to sunlight.