The Forestry Forum is sponsored in part by:

Forestry Forum
Sponsored by:

TimberKing Sawmills

Toll Free 1-800-582-0470

LogRite Tools

Norwood Industries Inc.

Sawmill & Woodlot Magazine

Your source for Portable Sawmills, Edgers, Resaws, Sharpeners, Setters, Bandsaw Blades and Sawmill Parts

EZ Boardwalk Sawmills. More Saw For Less Money! sponsored by Northeast STIHL

Woodland Sawmills

Peterson Swingmills

 KASCO SharpTech WoodMaxx Blades


Sawmill Exchange

BRUTE FORCE Authorized Dealer

Woodshax Outdoor Vending Solutions


Council Tool

Baker Products



Author Topic: Black walnut markets  (Read 972 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline thompsontimber

  • Full Member x2
  • ***
  • Posts: 214
  • Age: 38
  • Location: Rutherfordton, NC
  • Gender: Male
    • Share Post
Black walnut markets
« on: April 07, 2010, 11:33:53 PM »
Looking for a decent market to sell a little black walnut within a reasonable haul distance.  We are in the western NC, upstate SC area and don't often run across a great deal of quality walnut logs.  Cut several loads of good logs off a tract a couple of years ago and wasn't pleased with the market we sold to then, so interested in finding an alternative market.  Of course our regular saw mill markets will buy any logs we have, but pay "miscellaneous" price while they stock pile quality logs for the train car. We have a tract with mostly small diameter black walnut we are harvesting now, with a few nice logs on it too. The pulp markets don't want it so I'm wondering if anyone else might.  Also looking at a tract with a couple trailer loads of really nice walnut logs on it.

Offline Ed

  • Senior Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 672
  • Age: 54
  • Location: Mid Michigan
  • Gender: Male
    • Share Post
Re: Black walnut markets
« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2010, 11:45:07 AM »
Any Amish in your area? They recently bought some "urban" Walnuts here. The trees were exceptional, 30" dbh range & at least 35' of gun barrel straight trunk.


Offline treefarmer87

  • Senior Member x2
  • *****
  • Posts: 1714
  • Age: 30
  • Location: Buckingham Virginia
  • Gender: Male
    • Share Post
Re: Black walnut markets
« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2010, 09:03:03 AM »
here in va it pays $300 a cord just like poplar veneer. it is rare to see large walnut around here anymore. i know the mill i have to sends the cut lumber down to nc. what is the timber business like down there, my wife wants to move down there and i was gonna take my equip. with me and work down there.
1990 Ford F-800
1974 Ford L 9000 Self Loader
1994 John Deere 648E
1985 Franklin 170 Forwarder
John Deere 440 B
1980 Treefarmer C6D grapple
Prentice 210
FEC 1000 slasher
FEC 1550 slasher
Danzco Delimber
Sthil 660
Jonsered 2172
Jonsered 2255

Share via delicious Share via digg Share via facebook Share via linkedin Share via pinterest Share via reddit Share via stumble Share via tumblr Share via twitter

Black Walnut

Started by woodbe on Sawmills and Milling

18 Replies
Last post September 19, 2011, 04:33:16 PM
by shelbycharger400
Black Walnut

Started by Dougahole on Urban and Community Forestry

2 Replies
Last post May 10, 2010, 05:10:15 PM
by WDH
Black walnut

Started by Walkerdog83 on Wanted

4 Replies
Last post July 18, 2016, 08:05:08 PM
by jmouton
Black Walnut

Started by Dave989 on Sawmills and Milling

15 Replies
Last post November 03, 2015, 06:20:24 PM
by 4x4American

Powered by EzPortal