Walnut wood flooring hardness. Due to its dense grain structure very dry environments may not be optimum for brazilian walnut. Janka wood hardness scale. Serving upstate nyvtma for selections prices call or email us janka hardness scale for wood flooring species. Its prized by woodworkers for its strength grain and color.
Here youll find charts that break down the wood types by density hardness stiffness and strength. Black walnut wood is dark hard dense and tight grained. The higher the number the harder the wood. Walnut or any other wood is ok for a countertop but id recommend you to use a 2 part varnish epoxy resin or polyester resin as a top coat.
The janka rating is a measure of the amount of force required to push a 444 diameter steel ball half way into a piece of wood. Below are listed the relative hardness for numerous wood species used in flooring. Ipe is difficult to work with hand tools has a blunting effect on cutting edges and is difficult to nail. Direct wood flooring located in orlandofl has the widest selection and highest quality of hardwood flooring products made by major manufacturers of wood laminate cork and bamboo from around the globe at competitive prices.
Strand woven high density fiberboard hdf 38 in. Each wood species is listed in alphabetical order on each chart with its corresponding related number next to each species. The janka hardness test is a measurement of the force necessary to embed a 444 inch steel ball to half its diameter in wood expressed in pounds force lbf.