walnut wood?

Discussion in 'Woods for Smoking' started by uncle_lar, May 3, 2010.

  1. uncle_lar

    uncle_lar Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Thin questions may have arisen before but I couldnt find anything
    a friend of mine asked me if Walnut wood was any good for smoking?
    whats the consensus? anyone use it? tried it?
  2. i have trid everything.....now i only use hickory
  3. smokin' dick

    smokin' dick Smoking Fanatic

    Never used it myself but others report it is a heavy smoke with bitterness. A small amount mixed with fruit wood can be good though. Dutch has a sticky on here. If you search "Woods for Smoking", there you will find a wealth of info.
  4. I have a lot of walnut on our property so I tried it and it was very bitter - glad I have so much wild cherry also!!
  5. daddyzaring

    daddyzaring Smoking Fanatic

  6. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I have used it a couple of times for a lamp table and then a dresser I made in school. Then even a grand father clock with some walnut in it. Smoking NO

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