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Black Walnut
(Juglans nigra)
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Black Walnut Crotch Veneer Black Walnut, Quartersawn, Air Dried


COMMON NAMES:   Black walnut, Eastern black walnut

SPECIFIC GRAVITY:   .56

DENSITY:  

TANGENTIAL MOVEMENT:   7.8%

RADIAL MOVEMENT:   5.5%

VOLUMETRIC SHRINKAGE:   12.8%

DURABILITY1:   Very good

SOURCE:  Eastern U.S., principally central and Appalachian states

DESCRIPTION:   Moderately hard, strong, durable, excellent shock resistance. Heartwood rich, dark brown, sapwood when freshly cut nearly white. Universally esteemed for superb technical properties, including stability, and generally regarded as the most beautiful and most valuable cabinet wood in North America.


1 Durability refers to a wood's resistance to rotting in wet environments.

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