WALNUT FIGURED (BLOCK MOTTLE)
Figured Walnut quarter cut wood veneer heartwood is light gray-brown to chocolate brown color. The sapwood is yellow grey to nearly white. The grain is straight to interlocked and also has a medium to coarse texture. Block mottle figure.
Common Uses for Quarter Cut Figured Walnut Wood Veneer: Acoustic panels, architectural panels, millwork and cabinetry, as well as doors, furniture and store fixtures.
Other Names: Black Walnut, American Walnut.
The Tree: A native North American tree, reaching heights of 100-120 feet, with trunk diameters generally between 2-4 feet.
A Little History: Historically used for gun stocks, furniture, flooring, paddles, and a variety of other wood products. Black Walnut is incredibly popular among woodworkers because of its cooperative working characteristics. Walnut is stable, shock resistant, and strong.
Region: North America