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 North America
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

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Walnut Black Hardwood Sample
Walnut Black Hardwood Sample
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Walnut Black 4/4 Lumber
Walnut Black 4/4 Lumber
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4.806
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$11.99 /Bd. Ft.
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Black Walnut 4/4 Lumber, Quarter & Rift Sawn
Black Walnut 4/4 Lumber, Quarter & Rift Sawn
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$12.99 /Bd. Ft.
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Walnut Black 6/4 Lumber
Walnut Black 6/4 Lumber
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Walnut Black 12/4 Lumber
Walnut Black 12/4 Lumber
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4.25
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$18.99 /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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Black Walnut 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet, Quarter & Rift Sawn
Black Walnut 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet, Quarter & Rift Sawn of Lumber
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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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Black Walnut 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet, Quarter & Rift Sawn
Black Walnut 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet, Quarter & Rift Sawn of Lumber
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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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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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Walnut Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet Flat Cut: Paper back veneer
Walnut Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet Flat Cut: Paper back veneer
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Walnut Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet Flat Cut: Paper back veneer
Walnut Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet Flat Cut: Paper back veneer
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Walnut Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet Quarter Cut: Paper back veneer
Walnut Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet Quarter Cut: Paper back veneer
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Walnut Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet Quarter Cut: Paper back veneer
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$120.99 /ea.
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Walnut Burl Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer
Walnut Burl Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer
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Walnut Burl Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer
Walnut Burl Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer
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$819.99 /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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$45.50 /Roll
Walnut Wood Edge Tape:  2" x 250' Roll
Walnut Wood Edge Tape: 2" x 250' Roll
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Walnut Wood Edge Tape:  7/8" x 25' Roll
Walnut Wood Edge Tape: 7/8" x 25' Roll
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Walnut Wood Edge Tape:  2" x 25' Roll
Walnut Wood Edge Tape: 2" x 25' Roll
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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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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'', Large
Black Walnut Furniture Squares: 2" x 2" x 30'', Large
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Black Walnut Furniture Squares 4 pc Pack: 2" x 2" x 30'', Large
Black Walnut Furniture Squares 4 pc Pack: 2" x 2" x 30'', Large
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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'
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