Claro Walnut...any good?

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Forum topic by Tom posted 06-16-2016 08:59 PM 745 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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06-16-2016 08:59 PM

I found a person selling Claro Walnut (SF Bay Area) for under $8 a bf for 4/4 and 6/4 boards. I hadn’t heard of this until now and from the pictures it looks nice. Has anyone used it for projects? Eastern Walnut around here goes for $10+ per bf and the quality can be poor at times for the price.

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#1 posted 06-16-2016 09:11 PM

Claro Black Walnut can be some very pretty stuff. I’ve only used it for small turning stuff but hope to for some larger project work this next winter.

There’s a guy just south of Sacramento if you don’t like your local guys stuff who has a fairly large stock of various local species and has some Claro Black Walnut as well.

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