Walnut » Juglans nigra

Why Walnut?
Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
woodworking characteristics

Character

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
Weight

3.33

lbs /Bd. Ft.
-6.98% lighter than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

1010

Janka Rating (?)
-21.71% softer than red oak(1290 lbf)
Density

0.59

Specific Gravity (?)
-7.81% less dense than red oak(.64)

Woodworking with Walnut:

General Workability
Good 4/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Fine 3/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 4/10
Red Oak

Video Tutorial

Learn about woodworking with Walnut

Walnut Black Hardwood Sample
Walnut Black Hardwood Sample
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5
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  • Width: Ripped to 3''

$8.00 /ea.

Walnut Black 4/4 Lumber
Walnut Black 4/4 Lumber
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4.786
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Would recommend this product.
  • Width: 4''-8'' with the edges still rough. Straight line ripping on one edge is available as well (see below).

$11.99 /Bd. Ft.

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Walnut Black 6/4 Lumber
Walnut Black 6/4 Lumber
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4.667
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Would recommend this product.
  • Width: 4''-8'' with the edges still rough. Straight line ripping on one edge is available as well (see below).

$13.99 /Bd. Ft.

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Walnut Black 8/4 Lumber
Walnut Black 8/4 Lumber
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4.615
out of 5
Would recommend this product.
  • Width: 4''-8'' with the edges still rough. Straight line ripping on one edge is available as well (see below).

$14.99 /Bd. Ft.

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Walnut Black 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
Walnut Black 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet of Lumber
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4.8
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  • Width: 3''-8'', with rough edges. Straight line ripping on one edge is available as well, see above.
  • Quantity: A total of 10 board feet (or slightly more) are included, approximately 5 to 8 boards depending on the size

$160.00 /Pack

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Walnut 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
Walnut 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet of Lumber
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4.615
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Would recommend this product.

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  • Width: 4''-10'' variety with rough edges. Straight line ripping on one edge is available as well (see above).
  • Quantity: Project Packs contain 20 board feet (or slightly more), which tends to be approximately 4 to 7 boards depending on the size

$290.00 /Pack

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Walnut 4/4 PRO Pack: 100 Board Feet
Walnut 4/4 PRO Pack: 100 Board Feet of Lumber
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5
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Would recommend this product.

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  • Width: 4''-10'' variety with rough edges. Straight line ripping on one edge is available as well (see below).
  • Quantity: 100 board feet, and ships in approximately 5 packages by UPS.

$1,088.00 /Pack

Walnut Veneer Pack 7 sq. ft.: 4 pcs, 8'' x 32''
Walnut Veneer Pack 7 sq. ft.: 4 pcs, 8'' x 32''
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4.714
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  • Width: 8'' trimmed clean on the edges
  • Quantity: 4 sheets per pack

$15.99 /Pack

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Walnut Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet Flat Cut: Paper back veneer
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5
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  • Width: 24'' wide, typically 4 to 6 individual slices are laminated along the edges to create the full width.
  • Quantity: One sheet has 16 square feet

$42.00 /ea.

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Walnut Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet Flat Cut: Paper back veneer
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5
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  • Width: 48'' wide, typically 8 to 12 individual slices are laminated along the edges to create the full width.
  • Quantity: One sheet has 32 square feet

$84.00 /ea.

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Walnut Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet Quarter Cut: Paper back veneer
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5
out of 5
Would recommend this product.
  • Width: 24'' wide, typically 4 to 6 individual slices are laminated along the edges to create the full width.
  • Quantity: One sheet has 16 square feet

$45.40 /ea.

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Walnut Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet Quarter Cut: Paper back veneer
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  • Width: 48'' wide, typically 8 to 12 individual slices are laminated along the edges to create the full width.
  • Quantity: One sheet has 32 square feet

$90.70 /ea.

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Walnut Wood Edge Tape:  13/16'' x 250' Roll
Walnut Wood Edge Tape: 13/16'' x 250' Roll
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  • Width: 13/16'' (for covering edges 3/4 or smaller)
  • Quantity: 1 roll has 250'

$45.50 /Roll

Walnut Wood Edge Tape:  2'' x 250' Roll
Walnut Wood Edge Tape: 2'' x 250' Roll
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  • Width: 2'' (for covering edges 1-3/4 or smaller)
  • Quantity: 1 roll has 250'

$105.00 /Roll

Walnut Wood Edge Tape:  7/8'' x 25' Roll
Walnut Wood Edge Tape: 7/8'' x 25' Roll
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5
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  • Width: 7/8'' (for covering edges 3/4 or smaller)
  • Quantity: 1 roll has 25'

$9.99 /Roll

Walnut Wood Edge Tape:  2'' x 25' Roll
Walnut Wood Edge Tape: 2'' x 25' Roll
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  • Width: 2'' (for covering edges 1-3/4 or smaller)
  • Quantity: 1 roll has 25'

$22.99 /Roll

Walnut Dowel Rod 1''
Walnut Dowel Rod 1''
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$15.85 /ea.

Walnut Dowel Rod 1/2''
Walnut Dowel Rod 1/2''
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$6.61 /ea.

Walnut Dowel Rod 1/4''
Walnut Dowel Rod 1/4''
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$4.94 /ea.

Walnut Dowel Rod 3/4''
Walnut Dowel Rod 3/4''
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$11.44 /ea.

Walnut Dowel Rod 3/8''
Walnut Dowel Rod 3/8''
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$5.96 /ea.

Walnut Dowel Rod 5/8''
Walnut Dowel Rod 5/8''
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$8.79 /ea.

Black Walnut Furniture Squares: 2'' x 2'' x 30''
Black Walnut Furniture Squares: 2'' x 2'' x 30''
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4.8
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Would recommend this product.
  • Width: 1-15/16'' actual width

$22.00 /ea.

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Black Walnut Furniture Squares 4 pc Pack: 2'' x 2'' x 30''
Black Walnut Furniture Squares 4 pc Pack: 2'' x 2'' x 30''
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4.5
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  • Width: 1-15/16'' actual width
  • Quantity: 4 squares included

$100.00 /Pack

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Walnut Dowel Rod 1-1/4''
Walnut Dowel Rod 1-1/4''
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$25.59 /ea.

Walnut Black Dimensioned Hobby Boards 3/4" x 5.5" x 6'
Walnut Black Dimensioned Hobby Boards 3/4" x 5.5" x 6'
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  • Width: 5.5" actual measured width. Nominally known as 1x6.

$55.00 /ea.

4/4 Chechem Unique Item#3073
4/4 Chechem Unique Item#3073
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  • Width: 5
  • Quantity: 1pc( 1.87bf)

$61.12 /ea.

4/4 Figured Walnut  Unique Item#3074
4/4 Figured Walnut Unique Item#3074
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  • Width: 6.25
  • Quantity: 1pc(1.51 bf)

$37.63 /ea.

4/4 Figured Walnut  Unique Item#3076
4/4 Figured Walnut Unique Item#3076
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  • Width: 5.5
  • Quantity: 1pc( 1.37bf)

$35.53 /ea.