Exhibition Feather Crotch English Walnut/ Claro Walnut Graft
Claro Walnut (Juglans hindsi) is a unique Walnut species that grows right around the area where Cook Woods is located. Combining beautiful violet ... READ MORE
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.
Pieces have been air dried for 2 1/2 Years May contain some residual Moisture May 2016.
Incursion at end grain. Expect shrinkage on faces as this piece dries. The shrinkage could be up to 1/4" on each face. Expect to get a piece that is 1/2" thinner after it is completely dry. Suitable for a rifle or shotgun butt stock depending on the lenght. This piece could also be used for two bowl blanks and many more projects!