Appearance: Black Walnut is usually narrow and pale brown in colour, the heartwood varying in colour from rich chocolate brown to a purplish-black. The colour is apt to darken with age. The wood has a fine, even texture and a rather course grain. Burrs sometimes occur and the wood of these and of stumps is often highly figured and converted to veneers.
Uses: Black Walnut is a popular timber for high class furniture, cabinet work and interior decoration, joinery, doors, flooring and panelling.