Veneer Species Guide

Columbia Forest Products is proud to offer an exciting variety of hardwood and decorative softwood species of faces to meet the demand for architectural individuality in interior design applications.

Walnut, American Black

  • Latin name: Juglans nigra
  • Common name(s): Walnut, Black Walnut
  • Sources: Eastern USA and Southeastern Canada
CHARACTERISTICS Heartwood varies from dark tan to deep chocolate depending on amount of exposure to air prior to drying. Grain varies from very straight to interlocked which produces pronounced figure that may or may not be desireable. Pin knots with small dark centers may be prevalent.
COMMON CUTS Plain sliced, Quarter sliced (usually pulled from sliced)
USES Architectural millwork, judges panels, parquetry, musical instruments, fine furniture, high end office furniture, accent walls, occasional cabinetry.
AVAILABILITY Readily available
PRICE $$-$$$ depending on specifications