AHEC

American Walnut

Black Walnut
Species Name

Juglans nigra

Other Names

Black Walnut, Canaletto, Black Hickory Nut

Country of Origin

United States

Interior joinery & furniture Cabinetmaking Boatbuilding Musical instruments Rifle butts & gunstocks

American Black Walnut heartwood is a rich dark chocolate brown to purplish-black, mostly straight grained but with a wavy or curly grain occasionally present. The texture is mildly coarse. Walnut is usually supplied steamed, to darken the pale coloured sapwood.

Interior Timbers Options