We are constantly looking for logs
and trees > 60 cm Øme > 60 cm Ø
Tree species: Walnut (European)
Color: sapwood is whitish to cream, heartwood is dark to very dark brownHardness: hard and tough
Characteristics: semi-circular, very decorative especially beautiful hardwood
Psychological equivalent: symbolic plant. In ancient Greece it was dedicated to Zeus, the supreme Olympian god, and was thus always associated with royalty and fertility. The tree provides shade and keeps away flies. They also have a past as cult and protective trees. The walnut tree represents new beginnings and is recommended when a new phase of life begins. Walnut trees as power trees can help indecisive people make decisions. They are helpful for people who find it difficult to change their lives and engage in new experiences. The energy of the tree gives clarity and confidence
Properties: fine fibrous, tough, little elastic, (similar strength as oak)
Suitability/Use: noblest furniture wood, rare and highly sought after, interior decoration of churches and castles, veneers, turning and carving, gun stocks, arts and crafts, cabinetmaking, inlays, piano making, interior lining of vehicles, interior finishing of ships, musical instrument making, in former times also Wagner wood.
Value/availability: noblest and most valuable wood in Europe
Cutting time: in summer from about May to the end of September
Partitioning behavior: medium
Cutting and wound closure: according to current guidelines ZTV Baumpflege, before knot ring up to (as far as possible) max. 10 cm diameter, no wound closure (as ineffective).
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Sources of the information:
- My own experience/knowledge and documents from my wood economics studies at the Rosenheim University of Applied Sciences.
- Native timber (loose-leaf collection) Authors D. Grosser and W. Teetz. CMA, Bonn-publisher -Holzabsatzfonds-Bonn 1998
- Book Volker Drolshagen/Karin Hoffmann: The Language of Trees (1997)
- Website https://www.everyday-feng-shui.de