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Easy and beautiful

It would be hard to overstate Black Walnut’s popularity among woodworkers, because, despite its hardness, walnut is exceptionally easy to work with. The demand for fine quality logs often exceeds the available supply since some of the best wood is often made into veneer for doors and cabinetry.

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Black walnut is an excellent furniture grade hardwood. It must be dried carefully to avoid checking (cracking). It works well with tools, receives nails and can be glued.  It is superior to all other woods for gunstocks because of the way it keeps its shape.

Design

Unique pattern

American black walnut is reported to be popular for decorative veneer. The wood produces a great variety of very unusual figures which are reported to be highly desirable in veneers. The figures include crotches, swirls, stumpwood, stripe or ribbon, mottle, snail and occasional burls.

Description

American walnut embodies the richness of chocolate mixed with slight of undertones of red wine. A modern twist on classic shades, this boldly confident colours brings a sense of rich luxury. American walnut vividly transform and highlights wood with depth and artful sophistication. With tremendous staying power, this color will be a part of architectural landscape for a years to come.

The sapwood is creamy white, heartwood is light brown to dark chocolate brown, occasionally with a purplish cast and darker streaks.

Suitability

  • Cabinet doors
  • Boating
  • Decking & Cladding
  • Flooring & Staircases
  • Furniture
  • Joinery
  • Guns

Technical information

Density (kg/m3 dry) 609 Hardness (Janka) (kN) 5 Resistance to split in nailing Good
Specific gravity 0.55 Finish Excellent Resistance to split and screwing Good
Modulus of rapture (Mpa dry) 100 Stability Good Gluing Good
Modulus of elasticy (Mpa dry) 11 Crushing Strength (Mpa dry) 52.3 Durable Low
Radial shrinkage % 5 Sapwood Lyctid Susceptible Yes Trees 25-35 year old
Tangential shrinkage % 8 Machining Excellent  Round logs  Girth of 40-150 cm
 Volumetric %  12.8  T/R Ratio  1.4  Growing regoin  South and North America

Round logs. Different sizes available

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