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Walnut (Botanical: Juglans nigra)

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Walnut By The Numbers:

3.33
lbs per board foot
Red Oak weighs 3.58 /BF
-6.98% lighter than red oak
1010
Janka Hardness Rating (lbs-force) (?)
Red Oak is 1290
-21.71% softer than red oak
0.59
Specific Gravity (?)
Red Oak is .64
-7.81% less dense than red oak

Walnut Compared to Red Oak:

General
Workability
Nice
Difficult




Wood
Texture
Fine
Coarse




Ease of
Finishing
Easy
Difficult




Video Tutorial on Walnut

woodworking characteristics

Walnut Wood Characteristics

Usually steamed to match sapwood and heartwood. Fine but open grain. Moderately coarse texture. Excellent to work including turning and carving.
color of Walnut

Color Range

Light to dark brown or chocolate brown.
other names for Walnut

Other Names

American black walnut, American Walnut, Black Walnut, Eastern black walnut
uses for Walnut

Some Typical Uses

Gun stocks, musical instruments, fine furniture, cabinetry, flooring.
the Walnut tree

What's the Tree Like?

A moderate sized tree reaching about 100 feet and producing a trunk up to 60'' in diameter. The Walnut tree grows in Mid and Eastern United States and Canada
map of where this wood grows

Walnut Lumber Products for Sale with Prices

$8.00 /ea.
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Buy Walnut Black Hardwood Sample

Walnut Black Hardwood Sample
  • 1/2'' actual thickness, planed and sande ...
  • Ripped to 3'' ...
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$9.99 /Board Feet
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Buy Walnut Black 4/4 Lumber

Walnut Black 4/4 Lumber
  • 13/16'' thick, surfaced smooth two sides ...
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$11.99 /Board Feet
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Buy Walnut Black 6/4 Lumber

Walnut Black 6/4 Lumber
  • 1-5/16'' thick, surfaced smooth two side ...
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$12.99 /Board Feet
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Buy Walnut Black 8/4 Lumber

Walnut Black 8/4 Lumber
  • 1-13/16'' thick, surfaced smooth two sid ...
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$16.99 /Board Feet
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Buy Walnut Black 12/4 Lumber

Walnut Black 12/4 Lumber
  • 2-13/16'' thick, surfaced smooth two sid ...
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$137.00 /Pack
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Buy Walnut Black 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet

Walnut Black 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
  • A total of 10 board feet (or slightly mo ...
  • 13/16'' thick, surfaced smooth two sides ...
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$251.00 /Pack
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Buy Walnut 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet

Walnut 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
  • Project Packs contain 20 board feet (or ...
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$931.00 /Pack
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Buy Walnut 4/4 PRO Pack: 100 Board Feet

Walnut 4/4 PRO Pack: 100 Board Feet
  • 100 board feet, and ships in approximate ...
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$15.99 /ea.
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Buy Walnut Veneer Pack 7 sq. ft.: 4 pcs, 8'' x 32''

Walnut Veneer Pack 7 sq. ft.: 4 pcs, 8'' x 32''
  • 4 sheets per pack ...
  • Aprox. 1/42''; unbacked veneer is real s ...
  • 8'' trimmed clean on the edges ...
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$42.00 /ea.
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Buy Walnut Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet Flat Cut: Paper back veneer

Walnut Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet Flat Cut: Paper back veneer
  • One sheet has 16 square feet ...
  • Aprox. 1/42''. The paper backing allows ...
  • 24'' wide, typically 4 to 6 individual s ...
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$84.00 /ea.
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Buy Walnut Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet Flat Cut: Paper back veneer

Walnut Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet Flat Cut: Paper back veneer
  • One sheet has 32 square feet ...
  • Aprox. 1/42''. The paper backing allows ...
  • 48'' wide, typically 8 to 12 individual ...
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$299.99 /ea.
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Buy Walnut Burl Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer

Walnut Burl Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer
  • One sheet has 16 square feet ...
  • Aprox. 1/42''. The paper backing allows ...
  • 24'' wide, typically 4 to 6 individual s ...
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$599.90 /ea.
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Buy Walnut Burl Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer

Walnut Burl Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer
  • One sheet has 32 square feet ...
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  • 48'' wide, typically 8 to 12 individual ...
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$45.50 /Roll
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Buy Walnut Wood Edge Tape:  13/16'' x 250' Roll

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$105.00 /Roll
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$9.99 /Roll
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Buy Walnut Wood Edge Tape:  7/8'' x 25' Roll

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Walnut Wood Edge Tape: 2'' x 25' Roll
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Buy Walnut Dowel Rod 1''

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  • 1'' diameter ...
$6.61 /ea.
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  • 3/4'' diameter ...
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  • 5/8'' diameter ...
$20.00 /ea.
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Buy Black Walnut Furniture Squares: 2'' x 2'' x 30''

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Buy Black Walnut Furniture Squares 4 pc Pack: 2'' x 2'' x 30''

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$2.00 /ea.
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Buy Figured Walnut Pen Blanks

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$25.59 /ea.
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  • 13/16'' thick, surfaced smooth two sides ...
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Reg. Price $75.00 21% off
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Buy Figured Walnut Pieces 15 pc Pack, 3'' to 6'' wide

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Buy Figured Walnut Pen Blanks, Pack of 25

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Reg. Price $129 23% off
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Buy Walnut Black 1/2'' Thin Craft Wood - 10 Square Feet Pack (2' to 4' Lengths)

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