Materials - Walnut
Our Walnut Products
Graphic Spaces uses walnut veneer with plywood (PureBond) core in making our Heirloom bookend collection. The natural wood grain pattern will vary with each piece, adding distinct beauty, uniqueness and individual character to each product design.
Walnut wood comes from the walnut family of trees called juglandaceae. There are different types of species classified in this family. The most popular are English walnut, black walnut and white walnut (butternut) trees. The most prominent type of walnut tree used for lumber is the American black walnut. This can be found in various places in North America. The wood follows a rich history. Even from colonial times, American families have used walnut wood for homes and barns. Walnut wood has many uses. It is used to make furniture, wood crafts and musical instruments such as pianos. It is also ideal to use for panels, gun stocks and flooring
. The highest quality of walnut lumber can be made into veneers.
Did you know?
Walnuts are late to bear leaves, typically not until more than halfway through the spring. They also secrete chemicals into the soil to prevent competing vegetation from growing. Because of this, flowers or vegetable gardens should not be planted too close to them.