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GUITAR WOODS: WENGE
Wenge (Millettia Stuhlmannii) grows in Africa within Zaire, Cameroon and Gabon. The tree reaches to a height of 18 mt with a 0.6 to 1.2 mt diameter.
Weight ranges around 830/1000 kg/mt3, so pretty heavy.
Wenge is occasionally used for fretboard construction as a substitute for more expensive and rare woods like
rosewood and ebony.
Like all hard, dense and heavy woods, if accurately seasoned, wenge will enhance the fundamental definition and provide a bit of top end.