Wenge flat cut veneer is a handsome dark brown wood veneer with fine, black veins. The grain is straight and has a coarse texture. Ideal for ornate and high end design.
Common Uses: Architectural panels, cabinetry, doors, flooring, furniture, interior woodwork, musical instruments, as well as both yacht and ship building.
Other Name(s): Kiboto.
The Tree: A medium-sized tree, generally reaching heights of 50-60 feet, found in tropical rain forests.
A Little History: Wenge has medicinal uses and is considered to be a very ornamental tree – it is sometimes grown along roads, in parks and gardens. (Source: tropical.theferns.info)