National Geographic : 1923 Oct
A Tudor dining room suite in genuine walnut. It consists of ten pieces Good taste and character in American Walnut furniture Fine walnut has character. That is why it is chosen by the greatest architects for the furnishing of fine resi dences. They know walnut never re peats itself, yet is always in the same good taste in every kind of surrounding. The originality of American Walnut in color and figure will always make it fascinatingly new. Its deep, luminous brown is never quite the same, because nature changes her plan a bit with every tree she produces. And the living, radiant color of the wood has .' character because it is in laid by nature, not laid on by man. American Walnut brings new person ality to every form it is fashioned in. Yet its price is so moderate that it can bring these qualities to the smallest home maker. In this wood, beauty and utility are combined in the highest degree. There is no substitute for American Walnut. Two free books-"The Story of Ameri can Walnut" and "Real Walnut Furni ture" are ready to send to you. The first gives you the story of how walnut has served man through the ages; the second is a valu ERICAN able guide, filled with wal |NU| 1 nut facts, for those who buy furniture. AMERICAN WALNUT MANUFACTURERS' ASSOCIATION Room 804, 616 South Michigan Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois II HOW TO IDENTIFY IT Three things to remember in buying walnut furniture 1-Ask if it is real walnut-if all exposed tute woods do not show these lines, dots surfaces are real walnut, or dashes distinctly. 2-Walnut has characteristic pores which 8-Make sure that legs, rails, and mould appear on the surface as fine pen lines, ings are of the same wood as tops, dots or dashes, easily visible. Substi- fronts, and sides-real walnut. Be qualified to judge genuine walnut for your self. Cut out this memorandum for future ref erence. AM /[nlAN S abMNUT w.