One of the most enjoyed American hardwoods for its fine-yet-open grain, unique patterns, and bold dark color. Walnut is easy to cut, shape and sand, and the wood takes on an amazing look with a clear finish. Black walnut, is available in many forms here at Barrington Hardwoods. It is a favorite for furniture, paneling, musical instruments and sculptures. Black walnut is from North American and grown for woodworking, it is a moderately hard wood with a rating of 1010 on the Janka scale.