Missouri official state nut is the black walnut, native to the state. Black walnuts are used in ice cream, baked goods, and candies. Walnut is the aristocrat of native hardwoods due to the rich color and grain. Black walnut trees can bring about $100,000 per acre in timber value alone. It is popular for a wide range of products, including furniture and gunstocks. Its strength, resistance, and stability make it an excellent choice for bowls, cutting boards, and utensils.
Richard does not use a lathe to turn his creations, all are hand carved from a naturally bent branch with old-fashioned hand tools. This black walnut wood spatula will be a treasure worth passing down in time. The rich, warm color and natural grain run straight along the handle and down to the bottom of the spatula. This useful design and shape will make this item a favorite in your kitchen.