English Walnut Wood
- Domestic hardwood lumber
- Light and dark color and has a varied grain pattern
- Excellent wood for carvings, veneers and furniture
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Characteristics of English Walnut
|Density (mean, Kg/m³)||570|
|Avg. Weight Per sq/ft³||40 lb/ft³|
|Use(s)||Veneer, furniture, turning, carvings|
|Color scale||Light brown, dark brown, golden brown, pale yellow|
|Moisture movement and Drying||Dries with little distortion or movement|
About The English Walnut Species
The English Walnut is a majestic tree with a broad crown. This tree is native to southern Europe and southwest Asia and has many names, including; Persian Walnut, Maderia Walnut and Carpathian Walnut. They can live up to 150 years and grow up to 120ft tall. While Black Walnut has the dark chocolate look; English Walnut has more of a lighter, coffee colored look. The wood is moderately coarse grained, frequently cross-grained with a beautiful figure, rich in color. It is heavy, not especially strong, rather tough and irregular in texture.
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