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

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

$11.99 ea.

1-4 $11.99 ea.
5+ $10.79 ea. (10% off)
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Black Walnut Turning Squares 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"

These turning squares are cut from premium kiln dried lumber. They're ready to be turned into furniture spindles, table legs, small accessories (letter openers, utensils, etc), and other fine woodworking projects.

About Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)



lbs /Bd. Ft.
-6.98% lighter than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)


Janka Rating
-21.71% softer than red oak (1290 psi)


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

map of where Black Walnut tree grows
Black Walnut is a domestic wood from North America

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

color of Black Walnut
Color Range
Light to dark brown or chocolate brown.
the Black Walnut tree
What's The Tree Like?
A moderate sized tree reaching about 100 feet and producing a trunk up to 60" in diameter.
other names for Black Walnut
Other Names
American black walnut, American Walnut, Black Walnut, Eastern black walnut
uses for Black Walnut
Some Typical Uses
Gun stocks, musical instruments, fine furniture, cabinetry, flooring.

lumber random widths Random Widths
You will cut and/or glue to create the sizes you need
rough sawn vs surfaced lumber Surfaced Smooth S2S
We buy rough sawn lumber and have it surfaced 2 sides (S2S) so you're ready to work
rough sawn vs surfaced lumber Kiln Dried
We stock kiln dried lumber and store it in a protected warehouse
rough sawn vs surfaced lumber 83%+ Clear
Unless stated otherwise, we stock Select & Better graded lumber that's at least 83% clear one side
lumber thickness Lumber Compared
Various lumber thickness as compared to one another
  1. Decide how much board footage you need
  2. Factor in enough to work with! You'll want to arrange grain patterns, sort color, fix mistakes, run test cuts, make finish samples, etc.
  3. Lumber comes in random widths and lengths. If you need special size considerations, please let us know by using the "Minimum Size Request" box in the order form or by confirming your needs by phone or email.
  4. Expect your final amount of footage to change slightly. Buying by the board foot is an exercise in estimation, therefore we don't know the precise amount of footage you'll receive (and be billed for) until we physically select the wood for your order.
  5. We want to get your order right! So we may need to contact you for clarification. Please use a good phone and email during checkout.

This is the unit of measurement for hardwood lumber when it's bought/sold in random widths and random lengths.

Board footage is a measurement of volume, and it's abbreviated Bd. Ft.

One board foot is equal to 144 cubic inches.

board foot formula

It's a fraction that refers to rough (RGH) sawn thickness of lumber, and it tells you approximately how many quarters of an inch make up the thickness.

Surfaced lumber is thinner because it started out as rough sawn but it's been planed smooth. Planing removes thickness.

Rough Sawn (RGH) Surfaced (S2S)
4/4 ~1" 13/16"
5/4 ~1-1/4" 1-1/16"
6/4 ~1-1/2" 1-5/16"
8/4 ~2" 1-13/16"
12/4 ~3" 2-13/16"

Unless otherwise specified, our lumber is "Surfaced 2 Sides" or S2S for short.

Check out our article if you want the full explanation.

If you can cut your own pieces to size, here's how we can help:

  1. Enter requirements into the order form where it says, "Minimum Size Request"
  2. Tell us what you want to acheive or make
  3. You will receive wood that can yeild what you need. (You will create the final size)
  4. We may need to contact you for clarification

You will cut and/or join your material to create the finished sizes you need. We'll pick out wood that will give you enough to do that. For this reason, the final amount of footage you receive in your order will be slightly different, and your final billed charge will be different.

If you want to only buy pieces of an exact size, that will be sold differently. Please contact us for a custom quote.

Sadly, wood cannot be 100% guaranteed to be clear on both sides all the time. Most of our lumber is graded "Select" and better, which means it's at minimum 83% clear on one side.
Hardwood grades explained

Customer Ratings & Reviews

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July 24, 2017
5 out of 5
Review by  Anonymous 
simple order, very good quality
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February 2, 2011
5 out of 5
Review by  CM from , LA
Shipping was excellent. The wood quality and cut were even better. I'd recommend any day.
December 15, 2010
5 out of 5
Great product, great company
Review by  Rob from Middleport, OH USA
Qaulity wood, great prices, cut to advertised specs, funny emails.....what else do you need? I'll be a long term customer no doubt.
March 28, 2009
4 out of 5
Exactly what I hoped for except
Review by  Wm. Canter from Indianapolis, IN US
I bought 5 of these blanks and each one met my expectations. They were straight, free of knots and cracks, and mostly heartwood. One piece was about 1/4 sapwood, but I think these have been steamed. So the color was pretty even. All in all I'm happy.
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