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Last Updated: Nov 2016

American Black Walnut

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The heartwood is varying in colour from rich chocolate-brown to purplish-black. The sapwood is pale brown, however, the timber is generally steamed before drying which darkens the sapwood to the heartwood colouring. The timber has a fine even texture with a rather coarse grain. Get a Quote
Botanical Name: Juglans nigra L
Other Names: Black Walnut
Origin: North America

General

Seasoning: Dries slowly with a tendency to honeycomb.
Working Qualities: Typically easy to work provided the grain is straight and regular. Planer tear out can sometimes be a problem when surfacing pieces with irregular or figured grain. Glues, stains, and finishes well, (though walnut is rarely stained). Responds well to steam bending.
Uses: Furniture, cabinetry, gunstocks, interior paneling, veneer, turned items, and other small wooden objects and novelties.
Price (1-10): 7

Availability

Availability: Stocked in Random Width 25mm and 50mm thick boards.
Stocked: Yes
Grade Description: Prime A North American grade for a board to provide 83.3% (10/12ths) clear cuttings of either 3" x 7' or 4" x 5'. This means that defects such as knots, splits and wane are permitted, but in small quantities. Suitable for furniture and joinery.

Supply

Primary Suppliers: Cole Hardwoods, Baillie Lumber

Durability

Durability Above Ground: Moderately Durable

Density

Density Air Dry: 660 kg/m2

Shrinkage

Shrinkage Radial: 5.5% %
Shrinkage Tangental: 7.8% %

Stability

Stability Kiln Dry: good dimensional stability

Mechanical Properties

Janka Hardness: 4.5 kN
Modulus of Rupture: 101 MPa
Modulus of Elasticity: 12 GPa
Max Crush Strength: 52 MPa

Fire

ASTM Flame Spread: 130 - 140

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