Wenge is sought after for it’s dark brown to black colour. Steaming contributes to a much darker colour.

General discription

  • Durable (Class II)
  • Heavy and hard. Weight is about 780-900 kg/m3, at a moisture content of 12%
  • Medium to coarse texture and often with cross grain
  • Due to the hardness and cross grain it has a tendency to splinter making it less easy to work with.
  • Botanic name: Millettia laurentii

Growing Area

Main uses
Suitable for stairs, furniture, carpentry and flooring.

Wenge & Worldwood
Wenge is available at Worldwood both steamed as un steamed. Available according to specification or in complete bundles. Wenge logs are available upon request. Purchasing, processing and storage are available for special projects.


Thickness (mm)Width (mm)Length (mm)
26 – 40 – 52 – 80 , other thicknesses upon request130 and wider1850 up to 6500

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