Wenge Timber

Origin: West – Central Africa
Botanical Name: Millettia laurentii
Tree Category: Hard Tropical Wood
Specific Weight: 880 Kg/m3

Originating in Central Africa, Wenge is a species that can grow up to 18-27 meters and has a trunk diameter of about 1 meter. It has received worldwide acclaim for its characteristic color, robustness, durability and resistance to termite attacks.


The heartwood is medium brown, sometimes striped almost black with a reddish or yellowish tint. When a wood polish (especially an oily finish) is applied, the wood can turn almost black.

Usage areas:

  • Interior decoration
  • Knife handle production
  • Production of musical instruments
  • Decorative furniture production