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Black Walnut
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Our Live Edge Black Walnut Inventory

We have over 200 Live Edge Black Walnut wood slabs in stock online in sizes that usually range:

  • Up to 58" wide
  • Up to 15' long
  • Up to 3" thick

Origin: Black Walnut, also known as American Walnut, is found primarily in the eastern United States.

Color: The heartwood of Black Walnut wood slabs are rich chocolate brown, occcasionally with darker or purplish streaking. The sapwood is an off-white to tan color, but with steaming it can be made nearly as dark as the heartwood.

Janka Hardness: 1010 (medium-hard) - slightly harder than Cherry.

Decay and Weather Resistance: Rated as very durable in regard to decay resistance and is relatively resistant to fungus or insect attack.

Workability: Black Walnut wood slabs are known to be very stable once kiln-dried. I can be worked easily with hand tools and machining and it will glue, stain, and finish well.

Uses: Because of its beautiful color, ease of workability, and stability, live edge Black Walnut wood slabs are one of the most popular search requests we get for furniture making. Black Walnut lumber is widely used for gun stocks since it is lightweight and has good shock resistance. It is also an excellent wood for turning, veneer, cabinetry, and molding.

Walnut, Black

We are one of the biggest and oldest suppliers of large natural live edge wood slabs in the country.

We have over 10,000 kiln dried live edge slabs in stock with nearly 50 species to choose from. In our inventory we have slabs up to 75" wide, up to 20' long, and up to 8" thick.


If you can't find what you need online, please contact one of our knowledgeable sales representatives for assistance in your search.


Phone: 413.229.7919

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