Wenge Turning Stock 1 1/2" X 1 1/2" X 12" The Image shown is for display and may or may NOT be the actual piece shipped.
|Wenge (WING-gay) (awoung,bokonge)
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||Congo, Cameroon, Gabon, Tanzania, Mozambique
|Botanical Name (Latin):
Wenge is a heavy dense wood is highly resistant to abrasion. It has high bending strength, low stiffness, medium crushing strength and a low steam bending rating. The wood works well with both machine and hand tools and has a moderate blunting effect on cutting edges. A satisfactory finish can be achieved by using a grain filler.
||Furniture, Fine Turning, Violin bows, decorative veneers, interior and exterior joinery
|Possible Health Risks:
||dermatitus, giddiness, drowsiness, visual problems, irritant to eyes, skin, and respirratory system, chest tightness, and headache, splinters go septic.
||I have used Wenge as an accent coolor on several projects, I think it turns nicely, it sands and finishes well, I have never used a grain filler with it. It stands out nicely when used with Ash, Purpleheart, and Padauk. I look forward to using it more in the future.
This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 14 September, 2017.