New To Woodworking


Chocolate-brown wood that grows primarily in the Eastern United States and Canada. Some varieties (like Claro Walnut) come from northern and central California.

Working Properties

Hardness:  Medium

Pore Structure:  Open

Oil Content:  Low

Weather/Rot Resistance:  None

Price:  Medium ($6-$10/bf)

Availability:  Plentiful

Staining Properties:  Usually no need for stain

Genus:  Juglans nigra (Black Walnut), Juglans hindsii (Claro Walnut)

Additional Information:  

New To Woodworking