Claro Walnut Burl (Juglans hindsi) is a unique Walnut species that grows right around the area where Cook Woods is located. Combining beautiful violet and brownish black streaks and wild figured burl eyes, Claro walnut burl is favored for high end veneer for cars, jets, turned articles, and exquisite jewelry boxes. Most of the supply originates in orchards as either production walnut trees or wind row trees to slow the wind and show property lines. Claro Walnut Burl is a beautiful wood that is in high demand and short supply. It is dense but works and finishes well with the use of a grain sealer. Kiln dried and ready to use. Nice color and good contrast is present in the boards. A few pieces will have natural defects such as a knot, incursions, etc. The pieces with burl figure with have checks in the burl eyes and other defects. Each piece is unique and beautiful! Do not miss this opportunity to purchase this beautiful one of a kind wood! There is a heart check that runs down the center of this piece. There are checks in the crotch figure on both faces. There is a penetrating crack in the center. This would be a beautiful table top, bar top, etc.
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