Unfinished American Black Walnut

Black Walnut is one of the few American species that is planted, and also regenerates naturally. Some 21 species belong to the genus including, American black walnut, one of the largest hardwood trees in North America. Black walnut stands range from Vermont, down to Louisiana and Texas. The majority of the trees found growing in the central portion of the country. The species creates some amazing site finished floors. The beauty is found in the character and variations in color, a rich range of Gray to Black, and purple hardwood.

DIY Suitability
It would be hard to overstate Black Walnut’s popularity among woodworkers in the United States. Its cooperative working characteristics, coupled with its rich brown coloration puts the wood in a class by itself among temperate-zone hardwoods. To cap it off, the wood also has good dimensional stability, shock resistance, and strength properties.

American Walnut Hardwood Flooring

Black Walnut Unfinished

Flooring Grade: Select & Better

Black Walnut Unfinished

Flooring Grades: Character

Black Walnut Unfinished

Flooring Grades: #2 Common

American Walnut Information

Popularity of American Walnut

Its popularity continues to grow, particularly in the United States where dark tones are trending. According to last year’s Annual Wood Species and Design Survey, administered by the Appalachian Hardwood Manufacturers Inc., walnut was the top choice for bedroom and home office furniture, second in entertainment centers, and third in dining room furniture. Walnut Floors in wide planks surged in popularity during this century, prices have followed seeming to rise every year.