The unique patterns of walnut burl:
Walnut burl is a valuable wood for woodworkers and artists who enjoy working with such a unique and uncommon wood. No two pieces of walnut burl will be alike, even though they may be the same species, the pieces can vary greatly in appearance. Walnut burl is most often used for pieces that will show off the remarkable grain and patterns. Guitars may be made from walnut burl, not only because of the beauty of the wood, but also to use the advantage of the acoustic properties of the wood. Similarly, gun stocks are often made from walnut burl for both the appearance and the strength of the wood.
Burl wood can have a variety of different patterns. It can be a swirled, twisted or spiraled pattern. The burl patterns have names like birdseye burl, curly burl, cluster burl, and ribbon burl.
Artists use walnut burl to create one-of-a-kind bowls, clocks, candlesticks, platters, pepper mills, table tops, boxes, vases, picture frames, pens, benches, bars, mantles, headboards, as well as car and boat interiors, and many other interesting and beautiful items. There really is no limit to the things that can be created from walnut burl.
Walnut burl is also highly valued for making veneer. Hunski walnut burl veneer generally comes in 24 sheet bundles, which are sequential. This means each set is ready for bookmatching, quadmatching, and other creative layouts. The rich coloring and stunning patterns of the burl wood, make this veneer ideal for furniture making and cabinetry.