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Peruvian Walnut

Peruvian Walnut

Janka Hardness 1080 (what's this? )
Walnut (Peruvian) is 86% as hard as Red Oak (1080 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
  • Flooring Trade Name
    Walnut (Peruvian)
  • Botanical Name
    Juglans, neotropica
  • Lumber Trade Name(s)
    Peruvian Walnut
  • Origin
    South America, Central America
  • Description
    Walnut (Peruvian) has a grain that can vary from straight to wavy with a coarse texture.
  • Stability
    Walnut (Peruvian) demonstrates an average level of stability, similar to Red Oak.
  • Safety/Allergic Reactions
    No information available at this time
  • Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
    Walnut (Peruvian) exhibits medium degree of color change. In fresh milled stock, “a milky blotchy color” may be seen which quickly darkens to true walnut color. Then Peruvian Walnut exhibits a medium degree of muting of the color range darkening to a da
  • Color Range
    Walnut (Peruvian) features uniform dark brown coloring with blackish streaks.
  • Other Characteristics
    Due to its shock resistance and elasticity, it is a good choice for rifle stocks.

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