American Walnut

American Walnut is gaining popularity for: its beauty, its work ease and for its tonal response. In addition, it is a sustainable and abundant wood, so important instrument manufacturers are starting to prefer it.

This wood offers a great stability once it is dry, and is easily molded and glued. Its great relationship between quality-price is another advantage to choose this acoustic wood for the backs of your acoustic guitar. Get them in Barber Woods with the best quality.

BOTANICAL NAME: Juglans nigra


ORIGIN: United States and Canada

DESCRIPTION:550-660 kg/m3 density. The sapwood color goes from white to yellowish brown and the heartwood can be reddish brown or chocolate colored. Sometimes it has violet tones.

SUGGESTIONS: It’s recommended to use a face mask when working with it because its dust is really irritating and can cause sneezes and nosebleed.

DRYING: Drying has to be done slowly to avoid any imperfection.

USES: It’s also used for fine furniture and floors, apart from musical instruments.

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