Walnut, American

Scientific Name: Juglans Nigra

Other Names: Black Walnut

Type: Domestic Hardwood

Origin: Eastern US

Appearance: A rich dark brown to purple-brown heartwood with white sapwood.

Characteristics: Generally straight grained with coarse texture. An excellent wood for turning, routing, molding, and carving. Polishes to a high finish. Lumber with minimal knots and sap is rare.

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Weight (lbs/sf) Machining Finishing Hardness (psi) MOE (million psi) MOR (psi)
3.3 Excellent Excellent 1010 1.68 14600

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