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North American Walnut

North American Walnut

Janka Hardness 1010 (what's this? )
Walnut (North American) is 80% as hard as Red OakĀ (1010 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
  • Flooring Trade Name
    Walnut (North America)
  • Botanical Name
    Juglans nigra
  • Lumber Trade Name(s)
    Black Walnut
  • Origin
    North America
  • Description
    Walnut (North American) is generally straight-grained, sometimes with wavy or curly grain.
  • Stability
    No information available at this time.
  • Safety/Allergic Reactions
    No information available at this time
  • Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
    Walnut (North American) develops a rich patina that grows more lustrous with age.
  • Color Range
    Walnut (North American) ranges in a creamy white color while the heartwood is light brown to dark chocolate brown, occasionally with a purplish cast and darker streaks.

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