Common Names/Species: American black walnut
Scientific Name: Juglans nigra
Description: The sapwood of black walnut is nearly white, while the heartwood is light brown to dark, chocolate brown, often with a purplish cast and darker streaks.
Common uses: Architectural Millwork, Furniture, cabinets, gun stocks, musical instruments
Sources: Eastern & Midwest U.S.
lbs/BF (dry): 3.16
Hardness: Soft to Medium for a Hardwood