Butternut Lumber

Butternut Lumber


USES:  Furniture, Decorative Accents, Carving Wood
ORIGINS: Eastern and Central North America
BOTANICAL NAME:  Juglans cinerea
COMMON NAME: White Walnut, Oilnut
COLOR DETAILS: Pale Brown Heartwood, Creamy White Sapwood
WEIGHT: approx 2.2 lbs per B.F.
WORKABILITY: Soft, machines easily and finishes well.


Butternut Lumber for Sale

Wood Vendors supplies only the finest Butternut Lumber from Wisconsin and Iowa.  Although butternut is a hardwood, it is relatively soft making butternut wood a favorite with carvers.   Butternut is nicknamed “white walnut” due to it’s appearance as well as it’s being a member of the same botanical classification “Juglans” that black walnut belongs to.  Butternut lumber is graded under the same rules as walnut lumber.