Butternut Wood

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Butternut Wood
DESCRIPTIONButternut heartwood is medium brown and resembles American Walnut, it's just not as dark. It is straight grained and coarse, but with a soft texture.
Weight is around 28lbs per cu. ft.
COUNTRY OF
ORIGIN
North America
BOTANICAL NAMEJuglans Cinera
OTHER NAMESWhite Walnut
MECHANICAL PROPERTIESLow bending classification and generally lower in all strength properties than Black Walnut.
WORKING PROPERTIESEasily worked with hand and power tools. Little dulling effect, but cutters must be kept sharp due to soft nature of the wood. Nails, screws, glues and stains well. Can be brought to an excellent finish.
DURABILITYNon-durable and susceptible to attack by common furniture beetle. Heartwood is moderately resistant to preservative treatment. Sapwood is permeable.
SEASONINGButternut wood dries slowly with little degradation. Medium movement.
USESHigh-class and utility joinery, interior trim, cabinet fitments, furniture, boxes, crates, veneer, paneling.
COMMENTSExcellent carving wood. Used as a substitute for Black Walnut.

Butternut Lumber

janka hardness: 490
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Butternut

4/4
$7.20
Bulk Discounts Available
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Butternut

8/4
$8.50
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