Walnut Doors Pre-Finished
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Walnut pre-finished Internal doors are becoming more and more popular. This is mainly due the American Walnut, which is used in the majority of walnut pre-finished internal doors these days becoming cheaper and more freely available. Many people are also purchasing walnut furniture. Many species of walnut exist throughout the world, but the most common species in North America is Black Walnut. The tree grows abundantly across the continent, but doesn't yield as much wood as other larger species, such as oak and maple. Black Walnut's favourable working characteristics and rich colour make it one of the most valued domestic timbers. The heartwood of the tree ranges from dark tan to a deep chocolate brown, sometimes with streaks of purple and green hues. Black Walnut is semi-ring porous, with medium-sized pores throughout and larger pores at the edge of its growth rings. Walnut pre-finished internal doors have a low level of shrinkage when drying, and suffers very little seasonal movement. Walnut isn't exceptionally hard, but can stand up to a fair amount of abuse. Walnut is straight-grained and remarkably easy to work with in almost every application. The wood cuts and sands evenly, finishes nicely, glues well. Walnut is commonly used for furniture, flooring, countertops. Walnut pre-finished internal doors are more expensive than oak, but is still much less expensive than most timbers. The figured grain found in walnut pre-finished internal doors can add a bit of visual interest to a piece. Timber from the walnut tree isn't always cut into small boards. In some cases, large lengthwise cross-sections of the tree are sold as 'live edge' slabs. These huge boards are selected for their uninterrupted grain pattern and unique, natural shape. Live edge boards make excellent countertops, tables, shelves, and benches and walnut pre-finished internal doors.