American Black Walnut Timber


Timbersource are a leading online American Black Walnut timber merchant in the UK.
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American Black Walnut Timber is usually stocked in square edge 4" and wider, generally 4" - 7" boards on average within a standard FAS graded pack. Black walnut will have some knots, and sapwood. Kiln dried stocks of 26mm, 32mm, 38mm, 51mm, 63mm, and 76mm with lengths generally 2m - 3 m.

American Black Walnut Timber is very popular for Furniture, Light Construction, Cabinet Making. Architectural Interiors, High Class Joinery, Doors, Flooring, Paneling and many more. 

 

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The Tree

Latin name Juglans Nigra.

Also known as American Walnut, Black Walnut. 

Under favourable conditions, the tree attains a height of 30m and a diameter of 1.5m or more, the bole often being clear for 15m to 18m.

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The Timber 

The sapwood is usually narrow, and pale brown in colour, the heartwood varying in colour from rich chocolate-brown to a purplish-black. The wood has a fine even texture and a rather coarse grain, and weighs about 660 kg/m³ when dried.

American Black Walnut has a coarse texture and is extremely difficult to treat. It has a medium density which is 660 (kg/m³).

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Strength and Durability 

American Black Walnut has good overall strength and is moderately hard and tough.  American Black Walnut is moderately durable and is resistant to heartwood decay. The sapwood is liable to powder post beetle.

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Physical Properties

American Black Walnut is a hard timber which has moderate bending and crushing properties, it has low stiffness and is good for steam bending.  American Black Walnut finishes well and takes an excellent polish, it has good stability and is great for nailing, screwing and gluing.

 

What is FAS Grade?

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Timbersource are a leading online timber merchant in the UK, supplying American Black Walnut timber to the joinery, carpentry, construction and building trade at competitive prices. To Contact Us click HERE

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Shepton Mallet, Somerset,
United Kingdom
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