Walnut

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Species: Walnut

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.

Size/Form: walnut

lbs/BF (dry): 3.16

Hardness: Soft to Medium for a Hardwood

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