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 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

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Walnut Black Hardwood Sample

Walnut Black Hardwood Sample

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Black Walnut 4/4 Lumber, Quarter & Rift Sawn

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Walnut Black 6/4 Lumber

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Walnut Black 8/4 Lumber

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Walnut Black 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet

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Black Walnut 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet, Quarter & Rift Sawn

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Walnut 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet

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Black Walnut 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet, Quarter & Rift Sawn

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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

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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 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


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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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Walnut Dowel Rod 1/2''

Walnut Dowel Rod 1/2''


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Walnut Dowel Rod 1/4''

Walnut Dowel Rod 1/4''


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Walnut Dowel Rod 3/4''

Walnut Dowel Rod 3/4''


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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''


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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"

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Walnut Black 1/2" Thick Lumber

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

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