Premium Black Walnut 6/4 Lumber Pack: 3 Boards, Choose Your Size

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Premium Black Walnut 6/4 Lumber Pack: 3 Boards, Choose Your Size

$169.00 /Pack

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Why Choose Premium Walnut?

Premium Walnut is our distinctive selection notable for its 90%+ heartwood content and clear of blemishes on 1 face, expect the finest uniform walnut money can buy.

  • 90%+ heartwood 1 face
  • Clear 1 face, minimal knots
  • High-demand color spec

What's in the Pack?

6 boards icon
3 beautiful
hand-selected boards
straight line ripped
Surfaced & straight-line ripped
lumber sizes
Your choice of widths and lengths
straight line ripped
Free ground shipping 48 U.S.

Thickness 6/4, S2S is 1-5/16" thick
Width 5-7" or 7"+
Length 36", 46", or 72"
Quantity 3 Boards
Grade Clear One Side (info)
Color Mix 90%+ Heartwood on 1 side
size of lumber

Choose The Right Type of Walnut for You

comparing natural wlanut lumber

Natural Walnut

- Abundant color mix
- At least 83% clear
- The most economical walnut
comparing high character wlanut lumber

High Character Walnut

- Wide widths
- Sound, tight knots & cracks
- 90%+ heartwood 1 face
comparing premium wlanut lumber

Premium Walnut

- 90%+ heartwood 1 face
- Minimal knots
- High-demand color spec


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 Premium Walnut tree grows

(Juglans nigra)
Premium Walnut grows in North America

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color of Premium Walnut
Color Range
90%+ heartwood on 1 side
the Premium 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 Premium Walnut
Other Names
American black walnut, American Walnut, Black Walnut, Eastern black walnut
uses for Premium Walnut
Some Typical Uses
Gun stocks, musical instruments, fine furniture, cabinetry, flooring.

Lumber 101: What to Know About Hardwood Lumber

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
  1. Pick a wood you like
  2. Decide how much you need
  3. Give us your specs (if you have any)

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 blog for the full explanation.

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Various lumber thickness as compared to one another

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
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May 28th, 2024
Verified Buyer
Gary P
Williamsburg, VA
Enthusiast Woodworker
2 of the 3 boards were excellent.
2 of the 3 boards were excellent, one was a bit brat up on one side, few gouges and one 1/2" hole. I hid the blems so not a huge deal.
Familiarity: I've used it in several projects
March 13th, 2024
Verified Buyer
Asheville, NC
Enthusiast Woodworker
Excellent quality walnut!
I ordered two packs of the largest size and they were all perfect. I'll definitely be ordering again for upcoming projects. Their prices for high quality lumber can't be beat!
Familiarity: I've used it once or twice
December 9th, 2023

Hobbyist Woodworker
Preferred request filled!
Hand picked by Orly and very happy with the results
Familiarity: I've used it once or twice
June 17th, 2023
Verified Buyer
Thomas B
Hellertown, PA
Hobbyist Woodworker
Great quality
Wood came in great condition. The two outer boards had a little compression where the strapping was located but was very manageable.
Familiarity: I've used it once or twice
January 25th, 2021
Nice Project Pack -- Pro Tip -- Order by board foot for length requirement.
I ordered two of these project packs and was overall very happy with the quality of lumber received. However, there was a hiccup in my order in which I received mostly boards that were under 6ft (most boards were 5ft and 4ft). The product description is a bit ambiguous -- implying that most of your boards should be at least 6ft -- but that isn't a guarantee (as in my case). The customer service at Woodworker's Source is excellent, and they worked with me to resolve the issue. That being said, if you order 6/4 lumber not in the project pack -- you can request a minimum length (w/o a selection request charge). The overall cost is roughly the same as a project pack.
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