Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
CharacterUsually steamed to match sapwood and heartwood. Fine but open grain. Moderately coarse texture. Excellent to work including turning and carving.
Color RangeLight to dark brown or chocolate brown.
Other NamesAmerican black walnut, American Walnut, Black Walnut, Eastern black walnut
Some Typical UsesGun stocks, musical instruments, fine furniture, cabinetry, flooring.
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
3.33lbs /Bd. Ft.
1010Janka Rating (?)
0.59Specific Gravity (?)
Woodworking with Walnut:
Ease of Finishing