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Tropical Walnut (Botanical: Juglans neotropica)

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Tropical Walnut By The Numbers:

4.17
lbs per board foot
Red Oak weighs 3.58 /BF
16.48% heavier than red oak
960
Janka Hardness Rating (lbs-force) (?)
Red Oak is 1290
-25.58% softer than red oak
0.65
Specific Gravity (?)
Red Oak is .64
1.56% more dense than red oak

Tropical Walnut Compared to Red Oak:

General
Workability
Nice
Difficult




Wood
Texture
Fine
Coarse




Ease of
Finishing
Easy
Difficult




Video Tutorial on Tropical Walnut

woodworking characteristics

Tropical Walnut Wood Characteristics

Texture is rather coarse; luster high; grain straight to irregular. Works well, cutting cleanly with hand and machine tools. Takes an excellent finish. Similar to American Black Walnut, but usually darker and benefits from the lack of pale sapwood.
color of Tropical Walnut

Color Range

Dark chocolate brown sometimes with a purple cast.
other names for Tropical Walnut

Other Names

Nogal, Peruvian Walnut, Tropical Walnut
uses for Tropical Walnut

Some Typical Uses

Decorative veneers, furniture, cabinetwork, interior finish.
the Tropical Walnut tree

What's the Tree Like?

Mostly up to 60 feet in height with diameters up to 36''; sometimes free from branches for 30 feet but more frequently clear to 10-15 feet. The Tropical Walnut tree grows in Central and South America
map of where this wood grows

Tropical Walnut Lumber Products for Sale with Prices

$8.00 /ea.

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Buy Tropical Walnut Hardwood Sample

Tropical Walnut Hardwood Sample
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Buy Tropical Walnut 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet

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Buy Tropical Walnut 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet

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