LiveEdge English Walnut
Species: English Walnut
Width (Bottom): 16"
Width (Middle): 12"
Width (Top): 17"
Board Foot: 14.58 BDFT
Weight Estimate: 61 Pounds
-Slab Ships From: Battle Ground, Washington
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Crafted with precision and attention to detail, this kiln-dried slab is project-ready, ensuring minimal wood movement and cracking. Our state-of-the-art iDry vacuum kiln removes moisture, guaranteeing its suitability for your project right away.
Please note that as each tree is unique, no two slabs are alike. This individuality guarantees that your furniture piece, whether it's a table, shelf, or any other creation, will be truly one-of-a-kind.
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Common Name(s): English Walnut, Circassian Walnut, European Walnut, French Walnut, Common Walnut
Scientific Name: Juglans regia
Distribution: Native to Eastern Europe and western Asia
Tree Size: Typically grows to heights of 80-115 feet (24-35 meters) with trunk diameters of 5-6 feet (1.5-2.0 meters)
Average Dried Weight: Approximately 40 pounds per cubic foot (640 kilograms per cubic meter)
Specific Gravity (Basic, 12% Moisture Content): Ranges from .52 to .64
Janka Hardness: Measures 1,220 pounds of force (5,410 Newtons)
Modulus of Rupture: Exhibits 16,160 pounds per square inch (111.5 Megapascals)
Elastic Modulus: Approximately 1,568,000 pounds per square inch (10.81 Gigapascals)
Crushing Strength: Stands at 7,280 pounds per square inch (50.2 Megapascals)
Shrinkage: Radial: 5.5%, Tangential: 7.5%, Volumetric: 13.0%, T/R Ratio: 1.4
Color/Appearance: Heartwood can vary from lighter pale brown to dark chocolate brown with darker brown streaks. Occasionally exhibits gray, purple, or reddish tones. Sapwood is nearly white. European Walnut can also feature figured grain patterns like curly, crotch, and burl.
Grain/Texture: Grain is usually straight but can be irregular. Possesses a medium texture and moderate natural luster.
Endgrain: Semi-ring-porous to diffuse porous; large earlywood pores transitioning to medium latewood pores, few; solitary and radial multiples of 2-3; occasional to abundant tyloses; distinct growth rings; medium rays barely visible without a lens, spaced normally; diffuse-in-aggregates and banded (marginal) parenchyma.
Rot Resistance: English Walnut is rated as moderately durable in terms of decay resistance, though it is susceptible to insect attack.
Workability: Generally easy to work with, especially when the grain is straight and regular. Planer tearout may occur with irregular or figured grain. Accepts glues, stains, and finishes well, although it is infrequently stained.
Odor: English Walnut has a faint, mild odor when being worked.
Allergies/Toxicity: While severe reactions are uncommon, European Walnut has been known to cause sensitization, resulting in eye and skin irritation in some individuals. Refer to Wood Allergies and Toxicity and Wood Dust Safety articles for more information.
Pricing/Availability: English Walnut is likely to be rather expensive and is sometimes only seen in veneer form.
Sustainability: This wood species is not listed in the CITES Appendices but is reported by the IUCN as being near threatened. Nearly all available lumber comes from cultivated trees.
Common Uses: Highly prized for furniture, cabinetry, gunstocks, interior paneling, veneer, turned items, and various small wooden objects and novelties.
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- Claro Walnut (Juglans hindsii)
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