Mayan Walnut Furniture | Sleek, Modern, Solid, Robust and Very Stylish
This beautiful furniture range is stylish and modern and is a this range is a favourite classic. The contemporary appearance and rich dark tones of the wood make this a sumptuously handsome collection. Mayan is robustly built from the highest grade solid walnut hardwood which has been sourced from sustainable managed forests. The construction quality is exceptional using traditional cabinet making techniques. Walnut is a dense grained timber with immense quality which makes it the perfect option for crafting striking and unique furniture. Finished in a resilient satin lacquer for ultimate protection. The range offers stylish and functional pieces for your living room, dining room, home office & bedroom. The Mayan range is designed to coordinate or mix and match with Shiro. Buy online - UK stock - Fast delivery.
Walnut wood is obtained from the walnut tree - Otherwise known as 'Juglans'. It is capable of growing up to 40 metres high. There are 21 species, with the greater number now grown in North and South America. English walnut and black walnut are the most frequently used types for furniture making.
Walnut is a highly popular timber and has been used in the past as gun stocks and even as a herb in Chinese medicine. Also the nuts from walnut trees are edible and are globally popular. The shells are used for cleaning metals, fibreglass, plastics, wood and stone amognst many other things.
Why is walnut great for furniture making?
Nowadays, walnut is used widely in new cabinet making as well as being popular by antique furniture collectors. Walnut is a lovely dark and rich wood, providing a warm and luxurious feeling to any interior decor scheme. Walnut is a hardwood with a neat, straight grain and is available in a range of shades to provide for all requirements.
Walnut is less dense than oak and is in high demand from furniture makers because it will keep its shape when intricately carved. Walnut furniture is often crafted using walnut veneers, due to the expense of solid walnut hardwood. Quality walnut veneers with tight grains produce exceptionally attractive furniture that can be to a very special, smooth finish.