American Black Walnut

American Black Walnut

Juglans Nigra

Distribution: Eastern United States: from southern Minnesota east to Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York; south to South Carolina, Georgia, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Florida, Alabama; west to Texas; north through Oklahoma --- General Characteristics: The sapwood nearly white, the heartwood is light brown to dark, chocolate brown, often with a purplish cast and darker streaks --- Workability: Good workability. Easy to be worked with hand tools or by machine --- Durability: The walnut is very resistant to heartwood decay being one of the most durable woods --- Uses: Furniture, cabinets, gunstocks, interior paneling, veneers, parquetry, flooring.

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