wenge species

Species - Imported

Top portion is finished with water-base finish; bottom with oil-based finish

 

appearance

Color: Heartwood is yellow-brown when freshly cut, turning dark-brown to almost black with alternate layers of light and dark. Sapwood is yellowish-white and clearly demarcated from heartwood.

Wenge Species

Grain: Straight when quarter sawn; coarse texture.

 

Variations Within Species and Grades: Moderate variations in color.

 

appearance

Limited availability.

 

origin

Africa