American Black Walnut

Our American Black Walnut is FAS (First and Second) graded. More natural characteristics are allowed in this grade than other standard National Hardwood Lumber Association (NHLA) grade rules for other species.

Kiln Dried

Generally supplied between 10 – 14% moisture content.

Square Edge

All boards have had all wane machined off.


100mm up to 420mm.

Thickness Available

From stock – 27, 40, 52, 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
American Black Walnut
American Black Walnut - Finished