Walnut (Peruvian) is 86% as hard as Red Oak (1080 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
- Flooring Trade Name
- Botanical Name
- Lumber Trade Name(s)
South America, Central America
Walnut (Peruvian) has a grain that can vary from straight to wavy with a coarse texture.
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.