Thursday, March 14, 2013

English Walnut (Juglans Regia)

Status: Near Threatened and available.

Other Common Names: Circassian Walnut, French Walnut, Turkish Walnut

Found in Europe and Western Asia, these members of the Juglandaceae family (Juglans) can grow to 80-115 feet in height and 5-6 feet in diameter. .

Color is pale to medium brown with darker stripes.

Medium texture, machines well and turns well.  Specific Gravity: .51-.66. Avg. Dry Weight:  41 pounds per cubic foot.

Used to make: Furniture, Flooring, gunstocks and turnings.

English Walnut
Curly Turkish Walnut

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