Walnut, Burl

Latin name: Juglans regia, J. nigra, J. californica, J. hindsii

Common name(s): Walnut Burl, Claro Walnut

Sources: Mid-western to Western USA

Characteristics: Generally considered to be a graft of English walnut to American walnut. This produces the classic burl pattern in some cases, and multiple heavy figure patterns in others, such as quilted, beeswing, or drape. Color is much like black walnut with heavy burls, pin knots, and dark spots common.

Common cuts: Rotary cut, Plain sliced

Uses: Accent inlay work, architectural millwork, fine furniture tops, auto dashboards and accent components.

Availability: Obtainable

Price: $$$$