American Black Walnut

American Black Walnut FAS grade

Kiln Dried

Generally supplied between 10 – 14% moisture content


Square edge

All boards have had all wane machined off


100mm and wider up to about 420mm

Thickness available


From stock – 26, 32, 38, 51, 76mm


From 2 metres and longer up to about 3.6 metres


The heartwood ranges from light brown to deep purplish brown, sapwood is pale yellow. High figure with small tight burls, wavy grain


  • High class furniture
  • High class flooring
  • Skirting & Architrave
  • High class cabinet making
  • High class internal joinery
  • Shop fitting
  • Work tops
  • Clock cases
  • Turning
  • Musical instruments

Working properties

  • Machines very well
  • Nails and screws well
  • Unsurpassed finishing
  • Good steam bending
  • Glues well
  • Good stability

Physical properties

  • Tough and hard timber
  • Medium bending & crushing strength
  • Low stiffness


  • Very durable
  • Good decay resistance