Heavy Tamper is a new company based in Prague, they specialise in producing tamprs and coffee handles, we are very proud to distribute this product in Australia and to support someone that share the same values and entusiasm in coffee toolery as us. Every tamper is finished to the highest of standards, they look and feel perfect!
Wenge is a tropical timber, very dark in color with a distinctive figure and a strong partridge woodpattern.
Several musical instrument makers employ wenge in their products. Alembic Guitars have used this wood on numerous occasions for custom instruments. Mosrite Used it for bodies of their Brass Rail models. Banez and Cort use it for the five-piece necks of some of their electric basses. Warwick electric basses use FSC sourced wenge for fingerboards and necks as of 2013. Conklin Guitars and Basses makes use of wenge for bodies, fingerboards and necks. Crush drums use it on their limited reserve wenge drum kit.
The wood is sometimes used in the making of archery bows, particularly as a laminate in the production of flatbows. It can also be used in the making of rails or pin blocks on hammered dulcimers.