Walnut, Black Walnut, American Walnut

Walnut, Black Walnut, American Walnut

Trade Name

Walnut, Black Walnut, American Walnut

Similar Woods

French Walnut, Boire, Laure

Origin

North America between latitude 32° and 42° north.

Range

Best known felling areas for high quality veneer wood are the Eastern States in the USA with Delaware in the east, New York in the north, Iowa in the west and Kentucky in the south with the main centre in Ohio and Indiana. As a general rule American Walnut mostly grows in mixed forests.

Uses

Sliced veneer and lumber for architectural woodwork and high class furniture making. Due to its high strength and elasticity suitable also for production of chairs and seats. Used especially for gunstocks and aircraft propellers. Traditional wood for upright and grand piano making.

Colour

Brown