European walnut

Botanical name: Junglas regia

General description:
Hard and compact wood. It has a marked difference between the very light sapwood and the dark heartwood.
Sapwood: from yellowish to pale-grey
Heartwood: greyish-brown often varied

Specific weight: dried 700 kg / m³

Histological Structure:
Grain: straight and sometimes wavy.
Texture: medium.

Mechanical properties: 
Static bending strength: 1010 kg / cm²
Compressive strength: 523 kg / cm²

Treatability: sapwood is treatable, heartwood is a little treatable.

Sawing: easy.
Drying: usually fast but with a risk of collapse.
Planing: easy.
Gluing: easy.
Nailing and screwing: easy.
Finishing: easy.

Main uses: Interior and exterior furniture, walls, ceilings, doors and stairs, decorative veneers, carving.


Available Dimensions

Thickness Square edged, unedged Lengths Quality
32-52 unedged 2100+ AB