Claro Walnut (Juglans hindsi) is a unique Walnut species that grows right around the area where Cook Woods is located. This is a unique orchard log with high amounts of fiddleback in each piece. The wood combines beautiful violet and brownish black streaks with interesting patterns, Claro walnut is favored for high end veneer in 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 is a beautiful wood that is in high demand and short supply. It is related to Eastern black walnut but has exceptional colors and figure unlike Eastern black walnut. The wood is dense but works and finishes well with the use of a grain sealer.