National Geographic : 1926 Feb
Why AMERICAN WALNUT outlasts other furniture woods _ ^PROPELLER GUN STOCK STEERING WHEEL In the Great War How Stern the Demands on WALNUT W HERE failure on the part of wood So it is to be expected that fine pieces ofwal meant destruction and death . . . in nut furniture become heirlooms, handed down aeroplane propellers . . . American Walnut from generation to generation. Ageonlyserves was honored in its selection-specified for its to mellow and enrichen the deep, tawny, stable, unchanging dependability, lustrous browns of this handsome wood For gunstocks, too, where slight warpages What loveliness exceeds Nature's exquisite or shrinkages of the stocks would throw gun- patterns fashioned in the graining of this barrels out of true . . . American Walnut choicest of all cabinet woods? was chosen. Truly -a wood you love to live with. For automobile steering wheels exposed to An intimate wood, for panelling and wood heat andcold,wind and rain... AmericanWal- work as well as beautiful, durable furniture. nut is selected for its durable beauty, its When you select your next furniture fineness, its comfortableness. For, unlike pieces make sure that at least all outside, metal steering wheels, walnut ' exposed parts, where beauty nevergrowscoldandclammyin T AlMERICAN and wear both count, are winter time. It is never sticky. ? made of American Walnut. "THIS IS THE AGE OF WALNUT " Furniture lovers-send for "The Story of American Walnut." Architects, builders, those interested in the home-send for "AmericanWalnut for Interior Woodwork and Panelling." American Walnut Manufacturers'Association, Room 945, 616 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, Ill. 8a~-,?