Butternut is one of North America’s most beautiful timbers. It is a golden brown member of the walnut family with a cathedral grain pattern that looks like waves breaking on a beach. At one time it was considered “the poor man’s walnut”, butternut is now prized by many.
- Once commonly found across the US, today it is blighting and can only be found in 10% of its former range
- A very good carving wood because the grain can be carved from either direction
- The color is much lighter than any other member of the walnut family
*** All walnut slabs and walnut lumber can only be sold kiln dried with the bark removed. This applies to all members of the walnut family (Juglans) which include but are not limited to Black Walnut, Butternut, English Walnut, European Walnut, Claro Walnut and Persian Walnut