Peruvian Walnut Lumber

Peruvian Walnut Lumber

Peruvian Walnut

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Peruvian Walnut Lumber
DESCRIPTIONPeruvian Walnut is dark brown with blackish streaks. Grain is straight to wavy. Texture is coarse.
Weight averages about 40lbs per cu. ft.
COUNTRY OF
ORIGIN
South America (Peru)
BOTANICAL NAMEJuglans Neotropica
OTHER NAMESSouth American Walnut, Nogal
MECHANICAL PROPERTIESMedium bending strength and resistance to shock loads. High crush strength and low stiffness. Very good steam bending characteristics. A compact, elastic wood with good strength properties.
WORKING PROPERTIESWorks easily with hand and power tools. Joints hold perfectly. Nails and screws easily. Moderate blunting effect on cutters, but the finish is clean. Polishes to a very good finish.
DURABILITYModerately durable. Sapwood is susceptible to attack by powder post beetle and common furniture beetle. Heartwood is resistant to preservative treatment and biodegradation. Sapwood is permeable.
SEASONINGDries well, but should be dried slowly to avoid twisting. Medium movement.
USESHigh-class furniture and cabinetmaking, musical instruments, turning, carving, sporting goods, decorative veneer, plywood facing, marquetry.
COMMENTSDue to its shock resistance and elasticity, it is a good choice for rifle stocks.

Peruvian Walnut Lumber

janka hardness: 1080
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Peruvian Walnut

peruvian walnut
4/4
$13.50
Bulk Discounts Available
For smaller or larger quantities, call for pricing and availability.
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Peruvian Walnut stock
Above: A picture of some of our actual Peruvian Walnut stock.  Width runs approx 5" to 12" wide.  100% clear.   A great alternative to American Walnut, just slightly darker.  The weight and grain is similar to South American Mahogany.
crown molding Peruvian Walnut
Above: A picture of some finished Peruvian Walnut crown molding.

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