Even if American Walnut has never been a very required wood in the musical industry, this is totally changing thanks to luthiers who have found its good sound properties.
Among its prominent features are its excellent high-pitched and middle tones, and also a stunning and elegant grain. It’s also a very abundant and sustainable wood, easy to work with too, so it’s very valuable.
Lastly, vibration transmissions and wear are important for bridges making and American Wlanut covers this necessities thanks to its stability and resistance once it’s dryed. Increase your possibilities with American Walnut acoustic guitars from Maderas Barber.
BOTANICAL NAME: Juglans nigra
ORIGIN: United States and Canada
DESCRIPTION:550-660 kg/m3 density. The sapwood colour 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.