American walnut (Black Walnut)

American black walnut heartwood ranges rich dark chocolate brown to purplish-black. Mostly straight grained, sometimes it has an attractive wavy or curly grain. The sapwood is pale brown and steamed to darken the sapwood.


  • Botanical Name: Juglans nigra
  • Country of origin: USA
  • Density: 640kg/m3
  • Durability: Very Durable
  • Shrinkage: Medium to high
  • Machines and finishes well with excellent polishing and staining qualities


  • cabinetmaking
  • interior joinery
  • furniture