Black Walnut

Essential beauty of solid wood itself x High performance of compound flooring

A pure natural wood, “solid wood,” is processed into “sawed precious wood” with a saw to 2 mm thick to be used as a surface cosmetic material,
which is a new category of flooring materials, “cosmetic floor of solid wood ground plate.” created by Live Natural.

Natural wood compound flooring where the life of trees breathes.

Discovering of beautiful tree types suitable for flooring materials; stable procurement of environmentally conscious high-quality timbe; development of grain activation treatment and veneer design corresponding to each tree type; painting technology to keep its grain pure・・・. By adding hands of skilled craftsmen, you can enjoy the fresh wod texture and vivid wood grain created by nature.

Characteristics of tree
Black Walnut
Black walnut is one of the world’s three precious trees. It has been popular in Europe as a furniture material from its rich texture since the Renaissance era, in which the popularity of this wood is monopolized, so-called “Walnut era” in the history of furniture, especially from the middle of the 17th century to the 18th century. Even today both popularity and the price are positioned at the highest rank. The core material is brown to purple brown and often has irregular dark and light stripes, and the sapwood part is narrow and yellowish brown. Wood grain is slightly rough, but it shows a beautiful luster. What is characteristic is facial expressions. The straight grain surface forms a dark and light striped pattern like a stack of ribbons, while the dark purple brown grain draws a varied pattern like a story about wind snow. One of the reasons why this material is loved relies on the beauty of aging which increases the astringent taste by wood components (tannin) in addition to the style that is produced by color, gloss and expression.
Origin North America
Classification Temperate hardwood ・ Juglandaceae

Tree story

Joy to live with the floor as well.

Black walnut is a hardwood tree originating from Southeastern North America.
Walnut is regarded as one of the world’s three largest precious trees, with its heavy texture and excellent material quality established in Europe as the finest furniture material in the Renaissance era.

It still continue to attract people in timeless fashion. By the way, walnut is “Kurumi” in Japanese. It is a symbol of descendants prosperity, and there is a walnut shower instead of a rice shower at an American wedding party. Black walnut enabling you to enjoy astringency as you go through years and enjoy a beautiful change of facial expression. May floor grow up carefully over time, like growing up children and grandchildren.