DuChateau – The Vernal Collection – American Walnut


The Vernal Collection® brings a new ambiance to hard-wax oiled floors, lustrous and modern yet subtle to create an atmosphere of tranquility and serenity. Offering an exceptional combination of possibilities for all interiors because of its pure and fresh nature, the essence of the Vernal Collection® is select premium grade flooring with minimal natural knots, natural cracks, and vintage wood elements.



  • Species:Black American Walnut
  • Botanical Name:Juglans Nigra
  • Origin:North America 
  • Construction: Engineered
  • Grade:Character 
  • Finish:Hard-Wax Oil
  • Surface Treatment:Smooth with Micro-Bevel
  • Janka Rating:1010
  • Installation Methods:Glue-Down, Nail-Down, Staple or Floating
  • Radiant Heating:Yes
  • Wood Description: Walnut is rich chocolate in color, with a dull sheen. The sapwood is creamy white. Walnut is normally straight grained and is noted for its beautiful grain character, producing more figure variation than any other wood. Over the years, the wood develops a lustrous patina.
  • Warranty:Lifetime Structural, 25-Year Residential Finish, 3-Year Commercial Finish


Floor Construction

Quality Engineered

  • Thickness: 5/8” (15 mm)
  • Top Layer: 1/6” (4 mm)*
  • Width: 7-7/16” (189 mm)
  • Length: 86.6” (2200 mm)
  • Construction: 3-Ply
  • Substrate: Poplar
* Nominal top layer thickness measured prior to finishing processes. Finishing processes such as wire brushing or hand scraping will affect the overall thickness.