circassian walnut lumber


Circassian Walnut is Juglans regia from the old Russian Muslim Republics.  It is world renown as the bench mark for gunstocks with its beautiful colors and graining.  Circassian Walnut grows very slowly and often has more heartwood and a finer texture than other members of this species.

*** All walnut slabs and walnut lumber can only be sold kiln dried with the bark removed. This applies to all members of the walnut family (Juglans) which include but are not limited to Black Walnut, Butternut, English Walnut, European Walnut, Claro Walnut and Persian Walnut

Characteristics of Circassian Walnut

Origin of Wood Type Eastern Europe, Russia
Botanical Name Juglans regia
Specific Gravity 0.64
Avg. Weight Per BF 3.75 lb/ bf
Color Range Brown – Gold – Red
Rarity / Availability Moderately Rare
Typical Avg. Width 4″ to 24″
Typical Avg. Length 4′ to 12′
Avg. Waste Factor 0.5
Wood Uses Fine Furniture, Cabinetry, Architectural Millwork, Wood Turning, Gunstocks, Wood Carving, Doors, Veneer and many other uses
Lumber Grades Flitch, Figured (Heavy), Figured (Medium)
Other Trade Names European Walnut
Circassian Walnut / European Walnut Lumber Pricing