A traditional American hardwood, our walnut is steamed to enhance the chocolate brown heartwood and darken the sapwood.
The species is generally coarse textured and produces distinctive grain patterns. Walnut is prized for high-end furniture, architectural interiors, cabinets, doors, flooring and paneling. A favored use in contrast with lighter species, walnut is always distinctive. Walnut manufactures and stains well and can be polished to an exceptional finish.
Ratings indicate the degree of difficulty working with this species relative to other hardwoods. A '5' rating is the best. A '1' rating is the most challenging.