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


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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 (Quarter Cut) Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 2' 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 Dowel Rod 1''

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Walnut Dowel Rod 5/8''

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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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Walnut Dowel Rod 1-1/4''

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Walnut Black Dimensioned Hobby Boards 3/4" x 5.5" x 6'

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Walnut & Mahogany Cutting Board Kit

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


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