Black Walnut Wood
swani at clear.net.nz
Fri Apr 23 04:14:54 EST 1999
I have heard of people topping them 5-10 years before harvest to produce a
wider butt log, more ideal for cabinet making. Seems like a reasonable
proposition to me, but have not seen this in practice. They grow quite well
here in New Zealand. What is the timber like to work with? As hard as
DVK <dvank at michweb.net> wrote
> Consider the potential return on investment by allowing them to girth out
> "WIDER IS BETTER"
> Don Staples wrote:
> > The 20", possibly, the 14 and 12", potentially. As Joe Z said, depends
> > market, check with a local forester.
> > Craigdawgg wrote:
> > > I have 3 Black Walnut trees and I would like to know if they are
> > > wood or veneer.A 12" 14" and 20". Thanks Craig
craigdawgg at aol.com
> > --
> > Don Staples
> > UIN 4653335
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