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Wenge - Millettia laurentii

Wenge is medium brown, sometimes with a reddish or yellowish hue, with nearly black streaks.  The grain is straight, with a very coarse texture.  The wood has excellent strength and hardness properties, and is also dark enough to be used as a substitute for ebony.


​Origin:    Central Africa

Janka Hardness: 1,930 lbf (8,600 N)

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