english walnut lumber

ENGLISH WALNUT WOOD

English Walnut is Juglans regia that grows wild in England and is cultivated in North America.  It is treasured for both veneers and lumber with some of the finest furniture of all time being constructed from this species.  English Walnut is often a little lighter in color than its European counterparts.

  • Gunstocks
  • Fine veneers and lumber

*** 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

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Characteristics of English Walnut

Origin of Wood Type Eastern USA & United Kingdom
Botanical Name Juglans regia
Specific Gravity 0.64
Avg. Weight Per BF 3.75
Color Range brown – tan – yellow (Sap)
Rarity / Availability Readily Available (material from USA), United Kingdom stock is very rare
Typical Avg. Width 5″ to 20″, rarely found 24″ to 60″ wide
Typical Avg. Length 8′ to 12′, rarely found up to 16′
Avg. Waste Factor 50% & up
Wood Uses Fine Furniture, Cabinetry, Architectural Millwork, Guitar Building / Instrument Making, Wood Turning, Gunstocks, Wood Carving, Automotive / Aircraft Interior, Inlaying, Box Making, Outdoor Construction, Timber Framing and many other uses
Lumber Grades Flitch (unselected), Flitch (premium), Flitch (figured), FAS, 1 & 2 Common
Other Trade Names European Walnut
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