Walnut » Juglans nigra

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

Usually steamed to match sapwood and heartwood. Fine but open grain. Moderately coarse texture. Excellent to work including turning and carving.
Walnut grows in North America

map of where Walnut grows
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)

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


Walnut Black Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

Walnut Black Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

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Walnut 10" Wide High Character 4/4 Craft Pack, 4 pcs 10"x36"

Walnut 10" Wide High Character 4/4 Craft Pack, 4 pcs 10"x36" of Lumber

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Walnut Black 4/4 Lumber

Walnut Black 4/4 Lumber Random Widths, Random Lengths

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Walnut Black 6/4 Lumber

Walnut Black 6/4 Lumber Random Widths, Random Lengths

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Walnut Black 8/4 Lumber

Walnut Black 8/4 Lumber Random Widths, Random Lengths

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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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Walnut 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet

Walnut 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet of Lumber

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Walnut 10" Wide High Character 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet

Walnut 10" Wide High Character 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet of Lumber

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Cutting Board Kit - Walnut, Mahogany & Maple

Cutting Board Kit - Walnut, Mahogany & Maple with 8oz Glue & 2oz Oil

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Cutting Board Kit - Variegated Tawny Walnut

Cutting Board Kit - Variegated Tawny Walnut with 8oz Glue & 2oz Oil

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Walnut Black 1/2" Thick Lumber

Walnut Black 1/2" Thick Lumber Random Widths, Random Lengths

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Walnut Black 1/2" Thick Craft Pack: 10 Square Feet

Walnut Black 1/2" Thick Craft Pack: 10 Square Feet of Lumber

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Walnut Black Dimensioned Hobby Boards 3/4" x 5.5" x 3'

Walnut Black Dimensioned Hobby Boards 3/4" x 5.5" x 3'

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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 (Flat Cut) Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 2' x 8' Roll

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

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

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 Burl Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 2' x 8' Roll

Walnut Burl Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 2' x 8' Roll


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Walnut Burl Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 4' x 8' Roll

Walnut Burl 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


$45.50 /Roll
Walnut Wood Edge Tape:  2" x 250' Roll

Walnut Wood Edge Tape: 2" x 250' Roll


$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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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''


$15.85 /ea.
Walnut Dowel Rod 1/2''

Walnut Dowel Rod 1/2''


$6.61 /ea.
Walnut Dowel Rod 1/4''

Walnut Dowel Rod 1/4''

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Walnut Dowel Rod 3/4''

Walnut Dowel Rod 3/4''


$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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Black Walnut Turning Squares 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"

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"

Black Walnut Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"

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Walnut Dowel Rod 1-1/4''

Walnut Dowel Rod 1-1/4''


$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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Black Walnut Turning Squares 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12"

Black Walnut Turning Squares 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12"

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Black Walnut Cutting Board Strips

Black Walnut Cutting Board Strips

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4/4 Wide Curly Rustic Walnut, Unique Item # 4098

4/4 Wide Curly Rustic Walnut, Unique Item # 4098


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