Walnut // Juglans nigra

One of the most enjoyed American hardwoods for its fine-yet-open grain, unique patterns, and bold dark color. Walnut is easy to cut, shape and sand, and the wood takes on an amazing look with a clear finish.
Walnut grows in North America
map of where Walnut grows
Tips & Techniques

Video Tutorial

Learn about woodworking with Walnut
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.
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 psi)
Density

0.59

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

General Workability
Good 4/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Fine 3/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 4/10
Red Oak


Walnut Black Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
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Walnut Black 1/2" Thin Lumber
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Walnut Black 4/4 Lumber
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Walnut Black 4/4 Lumber
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Walnut Black 6/4 Lumber
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Walnut Black 8/4 Lumber
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Walnut Black 12/4 Lumber
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$18.99 /Board Feet
Walnut High Character 4/4 Lumber
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$7.99 /Board Feet
Walnut High Character 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Foot Pack
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Walnut Black 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
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Walnut Black 1/2" Thin Craft Wood - 10 Square Feet Pack
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Variegated Tawny Walnut 4/4 Lumber
Variegated Tawny Walnut 4/4 Lumber
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Variegated Tawny Walnut 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
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Cutting Board Kit - Walnut, Mahogany & Maple On Sale
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Walnut Black Dimensioned Hobby Boards 3/4" x 5.5" x 3'
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Walnut Plywood 1/4" G1S on MDF Core - 2'x4'
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Black Walnut Turning Squares 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12"
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Black Walnut Turning Squares 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"
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Black Walnut Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"
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Black Walnut Cutting Board Strips
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Walnut (Flat Cut) Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 2' x 8' Roll
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Walnut (Flat Cut) Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 4' x 8' Roll
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Walnut (Quarter Cut) Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 2' x 8' Roll
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Walnut (Quarter Cut) Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 4' x 8' Roll
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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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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
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Walnut Dowel Rod 1''
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Walnut Dowel Rod 1/2''
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Walnut Dowel Rod 1/2''
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Walnut Dowel Rod 1/4''
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Walnut Dowel Rod 1/4''
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Walnut Dowel Rod 3/4''
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Walnut Dowel Rod 5/8''
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Walnut Dowel Rod 1-1/4''
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