Walnut – American Black

FAS, FAS/FAS IF, No.1 Common, No.2 Common.

Properties

BOTANICAL NAME Juglans nigra
DENSITY 660 kg/m3
DISTRIBUTION Black walnut is widely distributed throughout North America from south Ontario southward to Texas, and in the east from Maine to Florida, but it is not plentiful, firstly because its growth is scattered, and secondly, because of the clearing of ground for cultivation and the demands for the timber have exhausted the supply in many areas
DRYING Dries rather slowly with a tendency to honeycombing
DURABILITY Moderately durable
ENVIRONMENTAL CREDENTIALS FSC available
MOISTURE CONTENT 6% - 8% (+/-2%)
ORIGIN North America
PHYSICAL/STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES Walnut is a tough, hard timber of medium density with moderate bending and crushing strengths and low stiffness. Good steam bending classification
PURCHASING CYCLE 12 month
STORAGE ADVICE Under cover
TYPICAL APPLICATIONS Furniture, cabinet making, architectural interiors, high class joinery, doors, flooring, gunstocks and panelling. A favoured wood for using in contrast with lighter coloured timber
WORKING QUALITIES Walnut works easily with hand and machine tools and nails. Screws and gluesell. Holds paint and stain very well and can be polished to an exceptional finish. Performs best when dried slowly and has good dimensional stability

Walnut - American Black

Product Code Stocked Environmental Credentials
KD FAS/FAS1F (Walnut - American Black)
1″ H0000155 Y Call the office for more information
1 x 10″+ H0005008 Y Call the office for more information
1.25″ H0000314 Y Call the office for more information
1.5″ H0000156 Y Call the office for more information
2″ H0000196 Y Call the office for more information
2.5″ H0000157 Y Call the office for more information
3″ H0000198 Y Call the office for more information
KD FAS/FAS1F FSC (Walnut - American Black)
2″ H0004033 Y FSC
1″ H0004032 Y FSC
KD FAS/FAS1F RTW - Ripped to width (Walnut - American Black)
1 x 4.5″ H0005679 Y Call the office for more information
1 x 3.5″ H0005678 Y Call the office for more information
FAS/FAS1F PTW - Pulled to Width (Walnut - American Black)
1 x 6″ H0005890 Y Call the office for more information