Wood of the Week – Wenge

Wenge Flooring
Wenge flooring has colors that resemble dark chocolate and even espresso coffee.

Wenge is one of the world’s most prized, and yes, expensive hardwoods. It’s scarcity coupled with its rare beauty keep this  exotic hardwood in high demand.

Wenge flooring provides a wonderful contrast especially in transitional and contemporary design styles. When you see this exotic hardwood in person, you’ll notice the dark brown colors close and fine black veins and thin whitish bands that give wenge wood a very attractive appearance. People with light colored furniture or brightly lit rooms and light colored walls often consider this African hardwood flooring option for their home or business.

What’s it like to work with Wenge wood?

Wenge works pretty well with machine equipment and has  medium blunting effect on cutters. It has a natural resistance to abrasion  and shock loads. These advantages make it a great choice for flooring.

Look no further than the AdvantageLumber.com online hardwood store if you’re wondering where you can buy Wenge.

Or, you can always call us directly: 1-877-232-3915

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