Woodcraft Woodshop - Butternut, 2" x 2" x 12"
Juglans cinera Common Names: Butternut, white walnut, oil-nut. A straight grained, coarse textured wood with medium brown to dark brown heartwood, sometimes with a reddish tint. Butternut is...
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- Grain is typically straight
- Easily worked with both hand and machine tools
- Great carving stock
- Butternut glues, stains, and finishes well
- Sometimes called White Walnut
Due to the nature of wood movement, shrinkage and expansion are possible. Please measure each piece carefully before starting any project.
Wood is a product of nature, and as such, no two pieces are alike to start with, while the same wood growing in different locales can vary greatly even though it is the exact same species.
Thin Stock. The thin stock is cut to size from quality, kiln-dried stock. Dimensions are +/- 1/8" of size listed.
Carving and Turning Blocks. Blocks are sawn to +/- ¼" of size listed.
Plywood. Sizes are nominal. Dimensions are +/- 1/8" of size listed.
Articles & Blogs
The American Woodshop with Scott Phillips begins it’s 18th season on PBS starting on Monday, August 29th, 2011. This year’s 13 episodes entitled “Weekenders,” focus on woodworking projects to augment the home. While discovering and using new tools to become a more proficient woodworker, you should be able to finish each of these projects in one weekend.