Walnut Lumber (American Black Walnut)
Alan McIlvain Company is a top supplier of prime grade American Black Walnut lumber. Available plain sawn or quartered, our superior quality Black Walnut surpasses FAS grading standards and comes in a large variety of widths, lengths and thicknesses to meet virtually all of your moulding and millwork needs.
Considered a soft to medium hardwood, Black Walnut is widely used for furniture, cabinets, paneling and more. Very durable and easy to work with, Black Walnut holds stain or paint exceedingly well.
Grade: Prime; exceeds standard FAS walnut rules
Available as: Plain Sawn or Quartered Walnut
Lengths: 6 – 16′
Machining: R1E, R2E, S1S, S2S, S4S. Also available rough.
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
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